|John Paul College, BA||1999|
Chris Saad is the founder of a number of online projects.
Chrisâ€™ background includes co-authoring of the APML specification and co-Founding the DataPortability Project.
Attention Profiling Markup Language (APML) is the industry standard for Attention Profiles. A machine readable presentation of a userâ€™s interests. Used by Digg, BBC, NewsGator, France Telecom and others, APML is the OPML of Interests. The DataPortability projectâ€™s mission is to advocate inter-operable DataPortability for users, developers and vendors. With official participation from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, MySpace, Plaxo and others, the DataPortability project is the organization that turned the data portability conversation into a full on riot.
Chrisâ€™ role at Echo is to track trends in the marketplace, listen to and participate in the community and translate those needs into actionable product direction.