Christopher D. Yates
Vice President, Digital

Chris Yates is a seasoned multi-media sales veteran with deep experience and proven success in building businesses and ramping revenue for established brands and young digital startups.

His extensive sales & leadership experience spans over 20 years in media sales, with leading companies such as Time Inc, Viacom, Primedia, Scholastic, Weider Publications, Wenner Media & Ziff Davis.

His most recent experience consists of launching the ad sales strategy for two virtual world/social gaming companies targeting teens and tweens and has managed revenues to record breaking quarters year over year.

Mr. Yates also held the position of Vice President, Digital for Time Inc. where he managed the Corporate Advertising Sales and Marketing team across all of Time Inc.’s digital properties.

Mr. Yates was instrumental in launching, as well as Nick & NickJR Magazines for Viacom/MTV Networks where he increased ad revenues significantly. He also managed, developed and launched the at Scholastic, Inc. and drove print & online advertising revenues at Wenner Media, Primedia for Seventeen and Weider Publications (now American Media).

He was responsible for managing and training salespeople at Ziff Davis while selling network advertising across PC Magazine and 7 other computer publication titles. He received high recognition while at Ziff Davis and was awarded for his sales and leadership skills.

In his entrepreneurial leadership experience he has successfully launched the Global Ad Sales & Strategy for 4 digital start-ups with multiple successful exits. He was a Partner and the Sr. Vice President of Sales & Business Development at Precision Prospects, Inc. where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company’s sales organization. Mr. Yates joined Precision Prospects to launch the business and remains on the Board of Advisors today.

Mr. Yates holds his Bachelors Degree from Quinnipiac University.

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Main Office
Bauer Publishing Group
270 Sylvan Avenue
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Main Phone: 201.569.6699
Main Fax: 201.569.5303

New York
Bauer Media Group, Inc.
58 West 40th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Main Phone: 212.764.3344
Main Fax: 212.764.7255

Bauer Media Group, Inc.
230 East Ohio Street, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60611
Main Phone: 312.664.2244
Main Fax: 312.664.9046

Bauer Media Group, Inc.
801 E. Plano Pkwy, Suite 210
Plano, TX 75074
Main Phone: 469.229.0600
Main Fax: 469.229.0800

West Coast
Bauer Media Group, Inc.
1640 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 106
W. Los Angeles, CA 90025
Main Phone: 301.575.1162
Main Fax: 301.575.4167