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About > Advisory Board > Christopher Wolfel


Chris is a senior Business Administration student at Northeastern University pursing a BSBA with a dual concentration in Entrepreneurship and Marketing with a minor in Emerging Markets. Chris joined the IDEA team in 2010 as the Events Manager, then served as Marketing Officer for a year before being promoted to CEO. Besides running IDEA Chris is also a big brother for Big Brother of Massachusetts Bay as well as being an integral part of the Xi-Beta Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity where he has held multiple positions including Brotherhood Chair and Major Events Chair, where he brought performances such as Adam Savage to campus.

Chris has completed three coops over his time at Northeastern, the first was as a Sales Associate at EMC. While at EMC Chris completed a worlds best sales and technology training program then worked with Inside Sales Representatives to sell EMC solutions. Chris' second co-op was completed at Nine Technology where he was an Inside Sales Representative where he handled everything from sales to marketing and social media to invoicing. Chris also spent his final coop working full time on growing IDEA.

Chris has also worked on various consulting projects for statups in California, Boston, and Florida.  Upon graduation Chris will be joing Yesware, a Boston based VC backed startup.