Founder and CEO
Chad Hickey is Founder and CEO of Lucky Forks, a for-purpose company that helps organizations find simple, turn-key ways to create social good for their community. Headquartered in New York City, Lucky Forks partners with companies who realize that employees, customers and shareholders now have an expectation to have profit and purpose. From planning social impact events to providing tools that allow employees easy ways give back, Lucky Forks focus is to help busy professionals realize that they can do business and do good at the same time.
Prior to launching Lucky Forks, Chad spent 17 years of his career in the advertising industry leading revenue-driven sales teams with a focus on mobile, location data and measurement. Most recently, Chad led sales at Placed, the leader in offline attribution and a company acquired by Snap, Inc. in 2017. Before joining Placed, Chad spent over five years leading global revenue at GroundTruth (formerly xAd). During his time at GroundTruth, Chad launched the national sales team and grew revenues to over $100 million annually across North America, Europe and Asia. Other previous employers include IAC and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s digital division, ajc.com.
An Arkansas native, Chad has lived in New York City for the past ten years and shares his midtown apartment with his pup Minnie.