Short Introduction for Chris Schembra

Chris a leading expert on empathy and the art of human connection.  He is the Founder + Chief Question Asker of the 7:47 Club, a marketing consulting and advisory company which awakens empathy within people and organizations.  Since it’s inception, the 7:47 Club has awakened over 2,000 leaders, sparking over 60,000 relationships.  Aside from the 7:47 Club, Chris is a partner at OHenry Productions, which invests in and produces commercial theater.  The projects he has been associated with have been awarded 10 Tony Awards, 7 Emmy’s and a Grammy.  As a marketer, he’s led campaigns with over 900,000 participants; and the programs through his family’s Hilton Head Island Performance Group have trained and empowered close to 1,000,000 (million) executives, salespeople, athletes, and students how to achieve excellence and gain the competitive edge.

He mentors startups at Techstars, serves as a social influencer for Dell and American Express, and is a contributing writer to Arianna Huffington’s new corporate and consumer wellness platform, Thrive Global.  

As a philanthropist, he holds appointment on the Board of Trustees of the Easterseals Foundation.  Easterseals is a nonprofit providing disability services to close to 2,000,000 (million) people annually.