Chris Deri is the SVP, Chief Communications Officer, and Head of Public & Government Affairs of Teneo Digital, a business unit of Teneo Holdings; and serves on the firm’s Americas executive committee. Prior to joining Teneo, Deri was the President of WCG, a full service communications, digital marketing and analytics firm with 180 employees in seven US & European offices. Previously, Deri served as Burson-Marsteller’s Market Leader in China, overseeing the agency’s operations across its five offices in Mainland China. At Burson, Deri conceived and launched the Burson Marsteller Leadership Institute, a first-of-its-kind leadership training offering in China. Prior to that, Deri spent a decade at Edelman, where he co-incubated, led and grew the global Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability practice to 110 practitioners in 15 offices around the world. He has advised corporate, NGO and government clients headquartered in dozens of markets across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. Deri’s own areas of strategic counseling include: reputation management, public affairs, crisis & issues management, location branding, corporate responsibility & sustainability.