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Chris Treadaway - Polygraph Media. Austin, TX, US

Chris Treadaway

Chief Executive Officer | Polygraph Media


Experienced speaker and best selling author with experience & success speaking to large groups of small businesses & Fortune 500 clients.



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Chris Treadaway is the Founder and CEO of Polygraph Media, a social data mining and analytics company that has worked with major corporations such as Wiley Publishing, Microsoft, A.H. Belo, McDonald's Corporation, Midas, Visionworks, and the PGA Tour. Chris also co-authored two editions of the bestselling book, Facebook Marketing An Hour a Day, with Mari Smith in 2010 and 2012. He is a frequent speaker on data analytics and advertising, and has been published in major publications such as Forbes, Mashable, and ReadWriteWeb. Previously, he was Group Product Manager of Web & Social Strategy at Microsoft and was a co-founder of Stratfor. He received an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA from Louisiana State University.

Industry Expertise (3)

Business Services


Social Media

Areas of Expertise (4)

The Next Gold Rush -- Social Data Mining

Data and Advertising -- the Holy Grail for Cmos

The Social Media Revolution for Small Businesses

Social Advertising -- Tips & Tricks

Accomplishments (4)

Three Time Speaker - Facebook Marketing Success Summit (professional)

2010, 2011, 2012

SXSW Accelerator Qualifying Committee (professional)


Member of a panel of 10 people selected to do initial vetting of startups for the SXSW Accelerator. 2013-2015 SXSW Interactive Accelerator 2013-2015 SXSW V2Venture Competition

Facebook Developer Hero (professional)


Selected for inclusion in Facebook's "MVP" program for developers.

Twitter Developer Platform Council (professional)


Participant in Twitter Developer Platform Council

Education (3)

Louisiana State University: Bachelor of Arts, History & Political Science 1996

University of Texas: Master of Business Administration 2004

Louisiana State University: BA, History & Political Science 1996

Event Appearances (2)

Facebook Sucks, Facebook Rocks: Debating the Value of the World's Largest Social Platform

ad:tech 2014  New York, NY


In Defense of Mashups

SXSW Interactive 2013  Austin, TX


Sample Talks (1)

Putting Facebook to Work for Business

Facebook has more than a half-billion active users, and just recently gave marketers more power to communicate with their fans, get advanced analytics, and create custom pages. The question is, are your customers and prospects among these Facebook users, and if so, how do you reach and engage them? Join Frontier Communications as we discuss ways to build a successful presence on Facebook, and how to build and execute a strategy that drives business results. Attend the live, one-hour Webinar to learn: ? The evolution of Facebook ? How Facebook is changing the way small businesseses go to market ? Best practices for integrating Facebook into your overall online marketing strategy ? Tips for building effective Facebook pages, ad campaigns and marketing programs ? Facebook do's and don'ts



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training


4000 to 10000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee