Chris Ely is a Senior Research Analyst for the Consumer Electronics Association. Chris helps manage the CE Marketmetrics data shipment program and conducts industry analyses on a host of topics pertaining to the industry.
Prior to joining CEA, Chris was a Research Analyst for Widmeyer Communications where he conducted public opinion polls and research analyses for Fortune 500 companies, professional associations, government and non-profit organizations. Before Widmeyer, Chris served as a Business Analyst for MCI for five years. At MCI he analyzed performance trends and conducted consumer research studies for a brand portfolio that generated over $800 million in annual revenue. Chris has also held research positions at the National Association of Broadcasters and the American Bankers Association.
Chris graduated with a BA in German and Political Science from Earlham College and holds a MA in International Studies from the University of Denver.