Specific Areas of Focus
- Technical Due Diligence
- Pre/Post Mergers, Acquisitions, and Carve-Outs
- Business Strategy
- Data & Analytics
Christopher is a Principal Consultant at Liberty Advisor Group. He has deep experience as a technology founder, having built two web-based businesses from the ground up. With operational and technical experience, Christopher sees technology from all sides, and can quickly hone in on the critical path forward for any business that creates or leverages software.
He has extensive experience in building modern web applications that can nimbly grow and tack within a market, utilizing data warehouses, analytics and AI to illuminate better business processes.
Prior to joining Liberty, Christopher co-founded Aisle50, a grocery subscription application that was acquired by Groupon, and ZRankings, a booking engine for ski vacations that leverages data to advise travelers on the best time to ski a given mountain based on historical snowfall averages, standard deviations of weather, elevation and latitude. He is an active startup investor, with half a dozen investments in companies who have received a boost from the Silicon Valley accelerator Y Combinator. Christopher’s startup, Aisle50, was a summer 2011 class member at Y Combinator.
Christopher is the New York Times Bestselling Author of “Automate This: How Algorithms Took Over Our Markets, Our Jobs, and the World.” He has appeared on multiple programs to speak about technology, including: The Today Show, The Colbert Report, and NPR’s Marketplace. Christopher’s TED talk on algorithms has been viewed more than 165,000 times.
Christopher joined Liberty to help companies leverage technology to gain an edge on the field. With experience in venture capital, he has a natural affinity for helping private equity firms focus on improving their portfolio companies with better technology platforms and practices.