also known as christmasgorilla | a homonymic mnemonic
Hello, I'm Chris. I'm an entrepreneur living in Brooklyn, NY. I tend to be preoccupied with things that bring people together in interesting ways. Here's a quick hitlist of things I've done:
- Cofounder and CEO, Kitchensurfing. 2012-
Every kitchen in the world is an ad hoc restaurant waiting to happen.
- Proprietor & Partner, Rucola Brooklyn. 2010-
Our lovely ingredient-driven Northern Italian restaurant in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Briefly related was This Batch—a new take on community supported agriculture (CSAs) from 2010-2011.
- Executive Producer, The Do Crew. 2010
Working with the team at Whistlebox, we made the world's first augmented reality cartoon. We've licensed this technology to major media companies, Canadian broadcasters, and large booksellers.
- Cofounder & President of Products, Mobile Commons. 2006-2009
Mobile tools for nonprofits and political campaigns. Donations by text message. Mobile Common's Client List. Used by Obama. Mobile donations for This American Life. Fighting SOPA & PIPA with Tumblr and internet friends.
- Bachelor of Liberal Arts from St. John's College, Annapolis. 2005
The great books program. Classics, Comparative Literature, History of Math & Science, Music.
- Student, Beijing Shichahai National Training Center. 2000-2001
- Sr. Software Engineer, CUseeMe Networks. 1999-2000
I like to spend time: sailing, riding my bike, cooking, climbing rocks, skiing, drawing, building things & reading. I don't really care for long walks on the beach (most of the time).
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