Primary Role
Co-founder, Chief Strategy Officer at Echo
Born:
May 19, 1982
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://www.chrissaad.com

Person Details

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Chris brings over 15 years of entrepreneurial excellence to Echo, having founded over 7 workgroups, non-profits and start-ups over the last 14 years. Most recently, Chris co-founded the Data Portability project, an initiative supported by Google, Facebook, Microsoft, MySpace and Plaxo that enables web users' identity, photos, videos and other forms of personal data to be discovered and shared between chosen tools or vendors. Chris also co-founded the APML (Attention Profiling Markup Language) Workgroup, promoting an open format for describing a user's ranked interests for 'Attention Aware' applications. Chris has also co-founded the Media 2.0 Workgroup, Faraday Media, RedShift and Radioactive, where he set strategic direction and championed the advancement of the real-time social web.

Chris' 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.

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