Vice President and Head of West Coast Sales
Chris Pinel is a results-driven senior business executive with more than 15 years of experience in the advertising industry. As Vice President and Head of West Coast Sales at Kargo, Pinel is responsible for leading and expanding the company's West Coast sales and operations. Under Pinel's leadership, Kargo's West Coast presence has blossomed into an award-winning institution with exponential year-over-year sales growth, attracted top-tier talent to scale operations, and strategically solidified Kargo as a mobile leader across the region.
Prior to joining Kargo in 2015, Pinel held leadership positions in strategic marketing, media and sales management, including key roles at Carat, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, and OMD overseeing multi-million-dollar digital partnerships with notable brands from Burger King and Kia to Visa, Hyundai and Nissan. This rich digital foundation and deep understanding of media enabled Chris to excel as a senior sales leader at disruptive technology companies including Amazon and most recently Pandora.
Pinel is based in Southern California and is an avid international traveler, curious technologist, automotive enthusiast and ardent supporter of the creative and musical arts.