Chris works on Platform Partnerships at Facebook, where he helps the world’s leading media companies and emerging startups build awesome applications and services on the Facebook Platform.

Prior to Facebook, Chris was Director of Emerging Platforms, R&D at The New York Times Company where he explored the intersection of media and technology by prototyping new products that demonstrated the shifting ways in which content will be consumed in the future.

Prior to New York Times, Chris was Director of Business Development for Scripps Networks, where he lead business development and strategy for mobile, social, and new platforms across all Scripps Networks media properties (Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel).  Prior to joining Scripps Networks, Chris was Head of Mobile for Travel Channel, where he built the network’s mobile business from the ground up.  Chris has also held Product Management roles at Zoombak, a wireless location-based services startup, and Spirent Communications, where he played a key role in the development of emerging wireless location technologies.

Chris received a BS in Computer Engineering from Villanova University and received an MBA from Rutgers Business School.