Founder of Caribou Digital
Chris provides strategic advisory input to FIDA. Prior to founding Caribou Digital, Chris was Managing Director of GSMA Mobile for Development, which works with the mobile industry to build services that have a development impact for the poorest people in the world. He grew the department into one of the world’s leading ICT4D teams. Before GSMA, Chris spent 15 years in senior roles at Virgin Group, Three, AOL, and T-Mobile. Previous to his industry career he was the Xerox Lecturer in Electronic Communication and Publishing at University College London. Chris was the editor of Thumbculture: The Meaning of Mobile Phones in Society and a Visiting Fellow at the University of California, San Diego. Chris is also a Digital Ambassador to the UN Capital Development Fund.