Chad Jaquays

Chad Jaquays

GM & SVP, Rakuten Search

Chad leads the strategy and growth of the company's Paid Search channel. He and his team are always developing new strategies aimed at driving innovation and growth for Rakuten Marketing and its clients.

Career history
Chad started building and optimizing websites in 1996. In 2000, he co-founded, and later became the founder and CEO of He also worked at nCrowd, where he was CTO and sat on their Board of Directors.

Chad was a finalist for Tampa Bay Business CEO of the Year in 2012 in Biz Tech, and was also listed in the Tampa Bay Business Journal Fast 50 in 2006.

Alma mater
University of South Florida – BS, Marketing

Life motto
I'm not here for a long time, just a good time.

Of personal note
Chad once drove from San Diego to Boston, and then up and down the east coast promoting across campuses.

Chad Jaquays