Chris is an avid developer, speaker, author and is Co-Founder and CTO at Hyperfish, a startup based in Kirkland, WA (USA) that automates the collection and curation of user profile information and brings directories to life in products like Office 365. Prior to Hyperfish Chris was a Group Product Manager on the Office 365 team at Microsoft in Redmond where he led the Developer Relations and ISV Ecosystem team.
Chris is from New Zealand and moved to the USA in 2007 with Microsoft where he worked in various roles in the SharePoint and Office 365 teams. Chris’ background is in software development and enjoys all things technical. He is a speaker at numerous conferences around the world such as Microsoft Ignite, Tech.Ed, the SharePoint Conference and many smaller community events. Chris co-authored “Beginning SharePoint 2013 development” for Wrox in 2013, holds a Bachelor of Computer Science & enjoys throwing himself out of perfectly good airplanes from time to time.