Chris Donnelly is the founder of Verb Brands; a luxury digital agency headquartered in London with offices in New York, Los Angeles and South Africa. Verb specialises in creating digital strategies for luxury brands in the fashion, hospitality and lifestyle sectors. Before starting the company, Chris gained experience in London, Washington DC and New York, in startups, journalism and venture development.

Operating across fashion, hospitality and lifestyle, Chris has led large scale digital projects for international brands such as Jimmy Choo, Bugatti, Clive Christian, The Wolseley, Claridges, The Connaught, ALEXCACHUNG and Creed Fragrances to name a few. As an industry expert, Chris regularly writes, speaks and consults on digital strategies and the evolution of the luxury market in this space.

Chris launched Verb at university when he was 21 and since he has grown the company organically into one of the most recognised luxury digital agencies in the world. While working in the strategy and creative part of the agency, Chris has helped drive growth to a team of 55 who are serving both national and international luxury brands.