Very Big Things

AI Breakthroughs & Decoding Digital Advertising | Very Big Things | Chris Stegner

In this episode

Abe Micael, yWhales Head of Ecosystem, speaks with Chris Stegner, CEO of Very Big Things. Very Big Things is a digital product agency that focuses on digital transformation and disruption for enterprise and startup clients. Chris shares insights from his entrepreneurial journey and emphasizes the importance of education, alignment, and problem-solving during digital transformation.

With the rise of AI, Chris shares why he believes there will be a growth of mergers and acquisitions, and many AI tools will be developed. Abe and Chris also discuss the definition of a digital product agency and the role it plays in digital transformation.

About Chris Stegner

Chris Stegner is a visionary technology entrepreneur who understands how to leverage modern culture, technology, and business to deliver innovative approaches to companies looking to digitally transform. With a proven track record of success and experience working with some of the world's most recognized startups and enterprises, Chris has the unique ability to leverage current and emerging technologies, and the influence of design, to build world-class digital products.

As the CEO of Very Big Things, Chris has led the company to work with unicorn startups such as Papa and enterprises such as Ryder, Royal Caribbean, and Sharecare and won numerous awards for innovation and design, positioning him as a leader in the field of innovation and transformation.

He has also been recognized as a South Florida technology community leader with the South Florida Business Journal "40 under 40" award and the Miami Chamber of Commerce “Technology Entrepreneur of the Year.” Chris is a leader in understanding how to innovate companies and bring them to their greatest selves by digitally elevating their brand, experiences, and opportunities.


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You’ll learn about:

  • Key KPIs for tracking performance in digital product development
  • The explosion of AI tools and the growth of mergers and acquisitions
  • The success of Very Big Things in helping companies pivot and transform



0:00 Abe’s intro

0:57 Chris’ intro

5:54 What is a digital ad agency?

8:02 Technology adoption

9:42 How Very Big Things works

12:44 Approach to accomplishing goals

20:26 Measuring KPIs & AI adoption

26:37 The future of AI

30:14 Success stories

43:26 Lessons learned

51:33 Roadmap for Very Big Things

1:01:44 Contact Very Big Things

1:03:08 Closing thoughts


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DISCLAIMER: yWhales is not affiliated with YPO. Support and production for today’s episode was done by Truth Work Media. Nothing in the podcast constitutes professional and/or financial advice, nor does any information on the podcast constitute a comprehensive or complete statement of the matters discussed or the law relating thereto.

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