Chris Gross, Head of Marketing, Brand and Social – FOX Sports

Chris is a marketing leader and innovator who specialises in steering brands into new courses within the marketing and digital world. He is currently Head of Marketing, Brand and Social at FOX Sports and has spent 4 years with the business. His present remit is charged with leading a team of 17 across multiple departments in the business. Prior to this he was at Vodafone, concluding that 4-year tenure as the Head of Social and Video, where he built and ran a team of 36 across marketing, sales and customer care. Chris progressed through four roles at Vodafone, starting social media for the brand and leading the business across digital for the “Vodafail” crisis management period. He started his career working at OneDigital (part of Aegis) working in multiple roles with ultimately a focus on new business.

Chris has built a skill-set is in assessing a brand’s strengths, and matching these to industry trends by building future-state capabilities within teams. He’s excelled in emerging media spaces, defining a brands role in these spaces and building future state teams to deliver these. Chris is an avid traveller, supporter of the arts and, not so surprisingly, sporting mad.