Chris Schembra

Chris Schembra

Founder + Chief Question Asker of the 747 Club


Chris Schembra, known as “The Empathy Coach,” is a sought-after social influencer, executive coach, and entrepreneurial advisor whose passion lies in helping others become the conductors of their community. He mentors startups at Techstars, serve as a small business influencer for Dell and American Express, and writes for Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global.

He is the Founder + Chief Question Asker of the 747 Club, an organization which helps elite entrepreneurs build, ignite, and grow their community. Since it’s inception, the 747 Club has awakened over 2,200 leaders, advised 60+ companies, and sparked over 165,000 relationships.

As a marketer, he’s led Emmy Award winning social campaigns with over 900,000 participants, garnering more “shares” than “likes”.

As a writer and publisher: the life learning material through his family’s Hilton Head Island Performance Group have trained and empowered close to 1,000,000 (million) executives, salespeople, athletes, and students how to achieve excellence and gain the competitive edge.

Aside from the 747 Club and HHIPG, Chris is a partner at OHenry Productions, which invests in and produces commercial theater. The projects Chris has been associated with have been awarded 10 Tony Awards, 7 Emmy’s and a Grammy.

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