Chris trained and qualified as a Charted Accountant within the Music Industry at leading global music company Sony Music Entertainment. Whilst at Sony he became Director of Finance, Operations and Corporate until he moved over to EMI Music Publishing, the largest global music publishing company, as their UK Finance Director. In 2013 Chris founded his own technology consulting practice, where he launched his own successful IOS applications and consulted to various start-ups, operating within the intersection of content and technology. In early 2016, Chris became co-founder and COO of Blend Media, a creator-first 360˚ video network, making immersive content easy from brands, agencies and publishers. Chris specialises in product development and rights management within new and emerging content technologies and is regularly seen hanging out at the free mac and cheese stand at various VR events across the globe.