Chris Gilmartin

Chris Gilmartin, CEO, Lever Interactive

A seasoned online marketing professional, Chris has more than 20 years of experience and expertise in performance-based marketing for clients including FTD, Experian, Quest Diagnostics and Carrington College. Leading a team of direct and online marketing specialists, Chris provides results-driven, advanced search and online marketing strategies for digital marketers across various industry segments.

His career includes serving as Director of Strategic Accounts at Resolution Media (Omnicom). In this role, he managed a staff of search marketing professionals and served as strategy director for Resolution Media’s premier Fortune 500 clients, including Bank of America, Lowes and Discovery Channel. Chris also helped to launch Resolution Media’s SEO service offering.

Before Resolution Media, Chris worked as eMarketing Manager for Orbitz, a leading online travel agency. At Orbitz, Chris directly managed multi-million dollar paid search campaigns, feed-based paid inclusion programs, shopping comparison engines and traditional online media banner placements. Chris also developed extensive SEO strategies for Orbitz.

Before Orbitz, Chris served as the Director of Marketing for Doubleclick’s database marketing division where he was responsible for planning and executing all marketing and acquisition initiatives.

Chris is a graduate of Western Illinois University, with a Bachelor of Science in Communications.