co-founder & CEO • Loot Crate
Chris sets and oversees the long-term strategic path for Loot Crate, as well as the day-to-day business operations.
His knack for identifying growing trends in popular culture, eye for quality product, and a deep understanding of social marketing and viral media have been instrumental in the rapid success of Loot Crate.Prior to founding Loot Crate with Matt Arevalo, Chris was founder and CEO of Gamer Food, a company focused on creating and distributing high-energy snack food to the video gamer demographic. He also was a co-founder of 12th Knight, an ecommerce venture that sold custom fit apparel via the web. He was Chief Operating Officer at Philanthro Productions, an event business that provided a platform for social fundraising. Chris has experience at ViaClix, a media and content distribution platform, as well as at Trust Company of the West’s Pharmaceutical Large Cap Equity research group. Chris has a BA in Economics from Claremont McKenna College.