Entrepreneur, Marketing and Advertising
Chris Kilbourn is an entrepreneur & marketing consultant, with experience in service-based startups and venture capital.
Chris Kilbourn's Bio:
Chris Kilbourn is an entrepreneur with an extensive background in service-based startups. His first company was at age 17 while completing his BS in Finance and has built and sold 2 businesses. He also finds it mildly awkward to talk in the 3rd person. When he’s not working hard with Fit Marketing, he’s weight lifting at the gym, reading, and advising startups.
Chris Kilbourn's Experience:
Founder & CEO at TOFU MarketingJune 2012 - November 2013 | Salt Lake City, Utah
Full-service internet marketing firm. We help clients with ethical SEO, PPC, social media, content marketing, and more!
Founder & CEO at Task BulletJune 2012 - Present
[Sold to a private investor.] Task Bullet is a virtual assistant solution for small business. Outsource your projects & tasks to a USA-based company as low as $3.49 per hour.
Founder & CEO at Monolith ManagementOctober 2011 - January 2013
Monolith Management is a band management company that provides small bands with management support- no matter where they live, how many fans they have, or what type of music they play. Employees: 25
Senior Associate at University Venture FundMay 2011 - January 2012
University Venture Fund (UVF) is the largest student-run venture fund ($18.2M) in the country. UVF partners with top-tier venture capital and private equity firms to provide college students with opportunities to perform real-time due diligence and engage in value-add projects. â¢ Presented an investment to the board of directors and a market research report to Andreessen Horowitz. â¢ Collaborated with a team of 3-5 associates on 4 investment memos, each 40-60 pages in length, and 7 deal screens. â¢ Analyzed markets for MMO games for a top tier venture fund, luggage for a manager at GAP, and filmmakers for the CEO of online crowdsourcing startup. â¢ Performed research of the following markets and industries: renewable energy, medical devices, cloud storage, graphic design, Wi-Fi sensors and embedded software, personal finance management, consumer products, gaming, and media.
Founder & CEO at Matchless RecordsMarch 2009 - January 2012
Matchless Records is a record label that offers consulting, financing, management, marketing, retail distribution, and merchandise printing to musicians.
Store Manager at Beans and BrewsFebruary 2010 - February 2011
â¢ Improved efficiency by re-organizing daily store operation tasks. â¢ Decreased turnover by developing a manager/supervisor leadership-training and evaluation program.
CMO & CFO at I Buy HousesJanuary 2010 - February 2011
â¢ Crafted and executed low-cost marketing plans â¢ Developed investment risk and returns analysis â¢ Produced a business plan with financial forecasts to persuade America First Credit Union and hard moneylenders to lend I Buy Houses requested amount.
Manager/Musician at Chelsea GrinSeptember 2007 - April 2009
â¢ Signed a record contract with Warner Music Group as the founding member of the band.
VP of Strategy at Fit MarketingNovember 2013 - Present | Lehi, Utah
Manage the marketing strategy for all clients.
Chris Kilbourn's Education:
Westminster College2008 – 2012BS in FinanceConcentration: Entrepreneurial finance
Chris Kilbourn's Interests & Activities:
Marketing, entrepreneurialism, drinking coffee, weight lifting, reading, and advising startups.