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Chris Sharkey is best known for having co-founded Stayz, the largest holiday accommodation website in Australia. Similar to HomeAway in the United States, Stayz was sold to Fairfax Digital in 2006. Stayz exists today as the most popular self-contained holiday accommodation website in Australia.

Chris later went on to develop Driven By Limo, an Australian network of cars for hire and limousines serving all states in Australia, which currently turns over several million dollars in revenue each year.

In addition, Chris co-founded Sharkey Media and developed many large-scale and prominent Australian startups and websites.

Chris's experience developing businesses online and working as a developer spans over 12 years. He has a Master of Software Engineering Management from University of Technology, Sydney, and has been featured in the book, "50 Great E-Businesses and the Minds Behind Them."

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