Mindgruve CEO stands with San Diego’s top business leaders as their achievements are honored.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Jan. 26, 2015 – Mindgruve CEO Chad Robley has been nominated by the San Diego Business Journal for the 2015 Most Admired CEO Award. The event, to be held January 28, 2015, honors CEOs in San Diego for their professional achievements and contributions to their companies and the community. Robley receives the nomination in a year where Mindgruve finds itself as one of the most decorated digital marketing and technology agencies.

As CEO of Mindgruve, Robley champions creative excellence and inspires his team to take risks, push limits and break boundaries in moving the needle for clients. Under his leadership, Mindgruve has grown 70% over the last year and won numerous industry awards, including 19 Addy’s, 2 IAC Awards, 4 Communicator Awards, 4 Webby Awards, 8 W3 Awards and 3 WebAwards.

“If it’s not the best work possible, it never sees the light of day,” said Robley. “I push my team because I know what they’re capable of. But, it’s not all work and no play.”

Firmly believing “culture is king,” Robley regularly sponsors agency outings, happy hours and events, annual retreats for the entire agency with all expenses paid. Robley also organizes community service events, supports multiple non-profit organizations and plays an active role in the local tech and startup community

The San Diego Business Journal will announce the winner of the Most Admired CEO Award at a special event on January 28, 2015 at Town and Country Resort & Convention Center.


About Chad Robley

Chad is Cofounder and CEO of Mindgruve. Since launching the agency in 2001, he has played a key strategic role in defining how clients can transform their businesses through marketing and technology. Over the past decade, he has worked with some of the top global consumer and B2B brands such as Procter & Gamble, Merck, Oracle, Live Nation and Qualcomm.

Prior to Mindgruve, Chad spent more than a decade as a startup entrepreneur building and scaling early stage businesses into mature, sustainable companies. He is now an angel investor and advisor to several fast growth companies. Chad also serves on several company and industry boards in the consumer, technology and B2B space. Chad is a regular writer and public speaker on the Convergence of Technology and Marketing, Scaling Culture in Media and Customer Acquisition for Rapid Growth Companies.