Chris Messina

Chris Messina co-founded the Flock web browser and led the community marketing of Firefox. He runs Citizen Agency and co-founded San Francsco-based Citizen Space which kicked off the co-working movement. He co-organized the first BarCamp in 2005 and was named one of the Digital Utopians and People who Populate Web 2.0 by the San Francisco Chronicle. He is a board member of the OpenID and Open Web Foundations, and a frequent speaker at technology conferences such as Web 2.0 Expo. He has been quoted in The New York Times, Business Week, LA Times, MIT Technology Review and Wired. Chris received the 2008 Google Open Source Award in recognition for his work advancing technology initiatives such as Firefox and microformats.