Chris Bechtel

Chris Bechtel

Growth Consultant, Start-Up Advisor, Customer Acquisition and Sales Coaching, former SaaS CEO, Marketing Executive
Sales/Bus Dev • General Business
Los Angeles, US
  • Marketing
  • Business
  • Growth
  • Growth Hacking
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Pitching
  • SaaS
  • Sales Management
  • Sales Operations
  • Sales/Bus Dev
  • Start-ups
  • Strategy Development
  • Team Leadership
Growth Engine Labs

Managing Partner @Growth Engine Labs • Co-Founder

Growth is a Science. Imagine What You Can Do With a Team of Scientists.

Oct '15 - Present (2 years 8 months)

Founder Institute

Mentor @Founder Institute Unconfirmed

The world's premier idea-stage accelerator & startup launch program

Sep '15 - Present (2 years 9 months)


Principal @BlueDeer • Employee

Jan '13 - Present (5 years 5 months)

Startup Next LA

Mentor @Startup Next LA • Advisor

Sep '12 - Present (5 years 9 months)

Make Good Social

Founder and Chief Strategist @Make Good Social • Employee

Jan '12 - Present (6 years 5 months)

Amazing things Chris's made
As member of founding team @iPressroom (acquired and now operating as iPRSoftwarte), an enterprise SaaS start-up, led product development, sales, marketing and operations. Built business from a handful of small clients to include multi-year contracts with leading brands including AAA, Amway, CarMax, City National Bank, Target, Toyota, UCLA, Whole Foods Market, Xerox, and Yahoo! among others. Became CEO in 2010, and forged new global partnerships and embedded software deals, spearheaded new technology platform development, while optimizing operational efficiencies and driving demand. Oversaw launch of as well as revenue growth increases and long term deals with new clients including Yahoo!
San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University

Film Sep 1985 - Jun 1990