Chad Boettcher is the SVP of Social Impact and Managing Director of Rise Up - an interdisciplinary team within Univision developing content and campaigns designed to have social impact on the most pressing issues facing the Hispanic, African-American, multi-cultural and youth audiences of today.
Rise Up leads this work across Univision’s family of brands - including Fusion, The Onion, The Root and Univision, itself, on issues such as reforming the criminal justice system, closing the educational achievement gap, encouraging civic participation, and providing affordable health care to all Americans.
Prior to joining Univision, Boettcher led award-winning teams developing campaigns, CSR strategies and social impact initiatives at Participant Media, Nike, MTV and Weber Shandwick.
Boettcher also taught marketing innovation at NYU and worked for the presidential campaigns of both Al Gore (2000) and Barack Obama (2008).
He’s a former board member of GLAAD, a current board member of the Marguerite Casey Foundation, and holds a B.A. in Political Science, Spanish and Botany from Miami University.