Chris Aarons

Chris Aarons is the founder and principal of Chris Aarons Strategy and Marketing, in addition to lecturing on communication, marketing and social media topics for the Center for Professional Education. Using a unique mix of communications, digital, sales and marketing strategies, he has delivered results far beyond the sum of their parts for brands such as Adobe, Amazon, AMD, Cisco, Dell, HP, LG, Microsoft and others. Aarons has also written two books on social media and digital marketing, with his second book, The Digital Helix, becoming a Wall Street Journal and Amazon bestseller.

In addition to teaching public and onsite courses for the Center for Professional Education at The University of Texas at Austin, Aarons is also a lecturer at the McCombs School of Business. 


Aarons received his MBA from Pepperdine Graziadio Business school and has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Nevada-Reno.