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Chip Griffin serves as the CEO of CustomScoop, a media intelligence company with offices in Concord, NH and Washington, DC.

He has more than 15 years experience in the business of public relations and public affairs. In that time, he has specialized in marrying technology and innovation with sound communications practices. He has developed a range of knowledge by working on crisis communications, grassroots PR, internet advocacy, and marketing communications. In addition, his background includes stints in government, with a PR agency, and as an independent consultant.

Chip has been published in a wide range of traditional and new media publications, including the Washington Post, New York Times, Miami Herald, and numerous magazines and web sites. He has been blogging since 1999 and his primary blog is “Pardon the Disruption” available at www.PardonTheDisruption.com.

A serial entrepreneur, he has been a founder or co-founder of more than a half dozen different companies. In addition, he is currently the Managing Director of AOS Ventures, a small group of angel investors that targets seed stage companies in New England.

Chip is a graduate of American University and serves on the Dean's Advisory Council for the School of Public Affairs. He is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). He splits his time between Washington, DC and New Hampshire, where he lives with his wife and two sons.