Chris is the founder and CEO of Wake. He started his career at Jive Software nearly 10 years ago. He later worked for various agencies where he focused on building products for companies like Microsoft and Nike. Before starting Wake, Chris was a designer at Facebook where he worked on the growth and engagement team, graph search and Messenger.
I think designers need to realize the power they have to influence things, sell ideas, and have a massive influence on a company at the highest level.
How To Become A Designer Founder
It takes more than just a desire and a great business idea to be a great designer founder. Forbes interviews Chris about his path to becoming a founder and how he uses his design background to lead.
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