Biography

A dog father, adventurer, motorcycle enthusiast, entrepreneur and photographer, Chris can often be found in the middle of nowhere living in the moment.

As an accomplished photographer Chris's work has been featured in magazines such as Boston Magazine, 1859 Oregon MagazineWhere Magazine, and by such brands as Ann Sacks and Nike.

An educated designer, and autodidact software engineer, Chris has spent most of his career in the digital media industry as Digital Creative Director, in between founding three companies. Chris has accepted the fact that he enjoys living on the omnipresent precipice of failure.

Since 2012 Chris has been the founder and CEO of Chirpify, where he invented social media payments and commerce. Enterprise brands use Chirpify to listen, respond, and reward consumers for any activity, performing complex social media marketing automation. He also created a live trivia game where people from all over the world compete for cash money and IQ score.

An experienced orator, Chris has been a speaker at The Future of Payments, Under The Radar, TechFestNW, and The Future of E-commerce conferences.

Chris wants you to know… this was written by Chris 🤟😊