hughesChris has spent his career using emerging technologies to transform industries and how we communicate and share. A co-founder of Facebook, Chris was responsible for communications, user experience, and product development. In 2007 he became Director of Online Organizing for Obama for America, empowering supporters to create tens of thousands of grassroots groups and events and to give over $500 million online. Today Chris is the owner and publisher of the New Republic, a 100-year-old magazine about politics and culture that is growing into a multi-platform digital media company.