Chad Dreas, MBA – 2017 Top 100 Under 50


Chad Dreas, MBA
Managing Director, Media Analytics
Wharton, University of Pennsylvania

Chad Dreas is the Managing Director of Nielsen Media Analytics. Prior to this role, Chad was SVP of Client Consulting, tasked with developing and executing innovative analytical solutions across Nielsen’s broad client portfolio. Chad is the executive sponsor of Nielsen’s Veterans Employee Resource Group, where he increases internal and external understanding of veteran’s skills and value in Corporate America.  He is a personal coach for Nielsen’s Diverse Leadership Network, focusing on the development and retention of top diverse talent. Chad has also held client service roles supporting Hispanic media clients and promoting the importance of Hispanic consumers. Prior to Nielsen Chad worked at McKinsey and Company and served in the US Navy where he was a submarine officer and an Aide de Camp for the Deputy Commander Naval Forces Europe in London.  Chad holds an MBA from Wharton and a BS from Vanderbilt University in Chemistry and Engineering Science.