Evan is chairman of Trilligent and also serves as president and managing director of operations at APCO Worldwide. He is a trusted senior strategic counselor for many of the world’s largest businesses and is an expert in the emerging fields of media convergence and is a leader in movement marketing. He founded APCO’s globally integrated Digital practice, and in partnership with the Huffington Post and APCO’s in-house opinion research arm, APCO Insight, he pioneered a new proprietary approach to engaging social influencers called SocialEQ.
Mr. Kraus has been recognized by PR News’ as Digital Communicator of the Year and is frequently asked to speak and write on the latest trends in online communication to groups like the Conference Board, the Public Affairs Council, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the International Public Relations Association (IPRA), Bulldog Media, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and the PR Council where he is previously served as interim vice chair of the board.
Prior to joining APCO in 1996, Mr. Kraus worked as a consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton. He holds his Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia.