Well known in the web social media and blogging community, Kris regularly speaks at conferences and media programs around the world about emerging technology, photography, and creative commons. He is an organizer of the Vancouver tech conference Northern Voice as well as a catalyst for workshops and “un”conferences. He has spoken at international economic leadership events in Beijing and Shanghai for the 2008 and 2010 Olympics as well as TEDxShanghai, Vancouver Arts Summit and nextMEDIA conference. Kris also sits on the board of directors for Eco Fashion Week and the board of advisors for the Vancouver Biennale and the Reel Youth Film Festival. Active in many worlds, Kris’ skills bridge the technology, business and art communities.