Chris helps build new products at Google through partnerships and wants to see commerce businesses thrive on the open web. In addition to his web work, Chris leads a volunteer program where Googlers work short-term, full-time with local governments on pressing problems. He's convinced public-private partnerships can help solve big problems. . In more than 8 years at Google, Chris has helped 1000s of small and medium businesses thrive online, including publishing and commerce. He's led numerous global initiatives, and spent significant time working in across Europe, India, and Japan. He’s holds a B.A. in Human Biology and an M.S. in Earth Systems from Stanford University.