Fred Schonenberg

Founder & CEO


Founder. Innovator. Connector. Corporate Problem Solver. Speaker. Thought Leader. Angel. Fred has helped over 100 companies, from General Mills to Beam Suntory to Netflix, discover and implement new technologies and innovations to deliver breakthrough results (18.7% sales lift, $10m+ savings, 5x purchase intent, etc.).

As Founder of VentureFuel, he has created a repeatable innovation framework that bridges his deep relationships with the VC, Angel, and Startup ecosystem with his C-suite corporate relationships to deliver first-to-market, tangible solutions that drive growth for all involved.

He is a frequent speaker at industry events such as SXSW, Ad Tech, Advertising Week, IAB, OMMA, etc., and an industry thought leader published in The Huffington Post, Media Post, The Drum,, Creator Magazine, Adweek, Event Marketer, etc.