Chris Butler

Chris is an experienced, technical, customer-focused, and inspiring leader. He has 15 years of experience in product/program management, business development, and technology evangelism in areas ranging from software, web, and mobile. Most recently, he headed business development for Waze, the top real time, social navigation app, in Asia as it expanded its operations to China and Japan. Prior to that, he led the company's broadcast development and municipal partnership efforts where he partnered clients like ABC, FOX, BELO, Georgia Department of Transportation to provide real-time traffic information from Waze's citizen traffic reporters.

Before Waze, Chris was a Founder of Complete Seating, a next generation restaurant reservation and table management platform. As the founder he determined product strategy, actively developed the service software, and liaised with customers. He has also worked as the Content Platform Evangelist at Dash Navigation, the first crowdsourced traffic device and API for the car; and Senior Lead Program Manager at Microsoft working on various projects including calendaring, desktop search, and others.

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