Christopher Krohn, Adjunct Associate Professor of Marketing, is Founder and Principal of CKC Impact LLC, an advisory and management consulting firm. He has also served in leadership roles in a variety of enterprises, most recently as General Manager and Vice President of Customer Experience for the Sears Holdings Corporation. He specializes in leading businesses through digital transformations, new business launches, and turnaround situations. Areas of expertise include leadership, strategic management, e-commerce, product management, business development, digital marketing, technology, sales management, and finance.
Prior to his appointment at Sears Holdings, he served as President of Restaurant.com, Chief Marketing Officer and VP Business Development of Carparts.com - Whitney Automotive, Vice President of Marketing for Harrah's Entertainment, and head of marketing for the Chicago Merchantile Exchange. He also serves as a Director / Advisory Board member for startup companies and non-profits. Earlier in his career, Krohn held a variety of consulting positions with leading firms such as Bain & Company and Accenture.
An alum, Krohn earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1997. Additionally, he holds a BA from Northwestern University.