Chris Rackliffe, or @crackliffe, as he is fondly known by friends and colleagues, is an award-winning storyteller, coach and author who has driven over one billion clicks and over six billion interactions as head of social media for some of the biggest magazines in the world, including Entertainment Weekly, Men’s Health, PEOPLE and more. Chris has spent the last decade helping brands and publishers alike connect to readers and followers through compelling original content aimed at entertaining and informing audiences of all shapes and sizes.
A sought-after adviser, instructor and motivational speaker, Chris regularly sits on panels for organizations like General Assembly, MPA - the Association of Magazine Media and Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA). Chris was named one of 40 Under 40 Brand Marketers in New York for 2018 by Brand Innovators, and was also highlighted in the 2015 Folio: 100 as a Corporate Catalyst helping to shape the future of media.
With a B.S. in Advertising and Psychology from the University of Miami—and a Ph.D. in the School of Life—Chris tells first-person stories that cut straight to the heart. Chris has made it his sole purpose to empower and uplift others and help them find peace, perspective and power through what they’ve endured. You can read his work as published or featured in BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, Thrive Global, TIME, Women’s Health and many more.