Chris Van Dusen is the Chief Marketing Officer for MeetingBurner an online meeting and webinar startup out of Ladera Ranch and is responsible for overall marketing initiatives and strategic partnerships. Chris is also the Director of Business Development and New Media for Rief Media, a full service marketing and communications firm. Chris is responsible for long term growth strategies and strategic partnerships.
Chris is a tech enthusiast, remote efficiency specialist and entrepreneur. He is the president of i-FFICIENCY, a consultancy he co-founded to help small businesses and startups leverage new technology in the sales process. Chris also writes and speaks regularly on marketing, branding and business efficiency through use of technology. His contributions can be found at Techzulu.com , Socialnomics.com and ifficiency.com.
Industry Expertise (9)
Media - Online
Information Technology and Services
Writing and Editing
Professional Training and Coaching
Areas of Expertise (8)
Consumer Technology and Trends
The College of William and Mary: BA, Economics 2003
Event Appearances (3)
Entrepreneurs Forum- UCI UCI- CalIT2
CalCPA Dinner Irvine CA
MPISCC Educational Symposium Queen Mary- Long Beach
Sample Talks (3)
Elevator Pitch- UCI
http://ocw.uci.edu/lectures/lecture.aspx?id=461 To technology enthusiast Chris Van Dusen, an elevator pitch is the most important instrument in the entrepreneur’s toolbox. A clear, concise, easily understood pitch can open the door to capital and customers; a poorly crafted pitch can scuttle interest in even the most innovative startup. Van Dusen, co-founder and president of i-FFICIENCY, and business development and new media director for Rief Media, shared his tips for constructing a valuable elevator pitch with a Calit2 audience at this week’s TechPortal Entrepreneurs Series lunchtime lecture.
Social Media for CPAs
http://prezi.com/alq4ggh2saih/present/?auth_key=ggxottg&follow=bsr3y6s3vqvt How to Utilize social media as a business development tool as a CPA
Go Smart or Go Home
http://prezi.com/o1xlstpv6m10/present/?auth_key=t8qtk9o&follow=bsr3y6s3vqvt Go Smart or Go Home - Dial into the Power of Smartphone Technology presented by Sara McKibben, marketing manager, Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. and Chris Van Dusen, president, i-FFICIENCY.
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