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John Christensen

Christensen (MSA80) is the founder of Christensen Advertising (chrisad), a California-based dental practice marketing agency. He founded the company in 1980 after earning his master's degree in advertising and marketing from Medill. The San Francisco native also holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Davis and a law degree from Gonzaga University. Christensen also attended law school and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California. In addition to his pioneering work with chrisad, John works with CS Foundation, a non-profit he founded with Medill classmate Shekar Swamy to help impoverished parts of rural India.

Christensen is the author of two books on dental and practice marketing, "Dental Marketing for Growth & Security in a Rapidly Changing Environment" and "chrisad Scratch Practice, 2nd Office & New Office Guidelines."