Speaker Profile

Chris Oswald
Executive Vice President & Head of Government Relations / ANA

Christopher (Chris) Oswald is executive vice president and head of government relations for the Association of National Advertisers (ANA). Mr. Oswald is responsible for government relations and advocacy efforts in Congress, regulatory agencies and all 50 states. He serves on the board of the Digital Advertising Alliance and the Global Direct Marketing Association (GDMA). 

Prior to ANA, Christopher served as vice president of advocacy for the Data & Marketing Association (DMA). In this role, he led DMA’s government lobbying efforts and was a member of their senior leadership team. Mr. Oswald directed various policy groups and served as DMA’s representative to federal and state legislators, agencies and industry government affairs and advocacy groups. Chris was the treasurer of DMA’s political action committee and directed DMA’s litigation efforts. Prior to joining the DMA, he served as director of state government affairs for Reed Elsevier, Inc. and was director of state government affairs for the Mortgage Bankers Association.