Chris Dougan is the Chief Communications Officer for Genius Sports Group, overseeing and implementing the global corporate communication, marketing and public affairs strategy. Since joining Genius Sports Group in 2015, Chris has driven stakeholder engagement efforts and leads the US advocacy programme by providing senior counsel to C-suite executives, opinion leaders, regulators and politicians.
Chris spent his early career at MGM Studios before moving into ballot measures and issue advocacy work in California. For over fifteen years, Chris has specialized in managing integrated public affairs, strategic communications and issue advocacy campaigns on behalf of highly regulated sectors. He has planned and executed multiple campaigns across the US, EU, and EMEA region on behalf of national governments, institutions, and multinational corporations such as Coca-Cola, Diageo, and Unilever.