Chris Bechtel

Los Angeles, California, United States

Results oriented SaaS start-up executive and advisor, providing strategy, business development, digital marketing, customer acquisition, revenue optimization and product management expertise. Strong track record of success driving demand and revenue for startup B2B SaaS and B2C technology companies. Experienced enterprise sales executive having built long-term contracts with leading organizations including CarMax, Epson, GE, Target, Toyota, Trend Micro, UCLA, Xerox and Yahoo! among many others. Started first company in 1989. Five years in entertainment. Six years in fashion and eCommerce. Five years in enterprise software consulting. Bootstrapped SaaS CMS for PR to over $1MM+ in ARR within 18 months. Worked with dozens of early-stage startups including AnyMeeting (angel-funded), Ebyline (acquired), MobileCause (angel-funded), Phunware (raised $43M), Syncata (acquired), among others.Specialist in, consulting, technology, start-ups, SaaS, B2B, retail, eCommerce, automotive, media and entertainment.Guest lecturer at UCLA, Loyola Marymount, Cal State University Northridge on Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media and SEO.Specialties: Analytics, Digital Marketing, Customer Acquisition, Business Development, Growth Hacking, Start-ups, Product Management, Communications, Content Marketing, Public Relations, Digital Strategy, Web Content Management, Streaming Media, Web Application Development, SaaS, Mobile, Consulting, SEO