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Chris Shipley

Chris Shipley, Reynolds Fellow, Donald W Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri, Founder / CEO Guidewire Labs, Producer DEMO Conferences

Chris Shipley has covered the personal technology business since 1984 and is regarded as one of the top analysts in the technology sector.  Chris is best known as the producer from 1996 - 2009 of the DEMO Conferences where she identified emerging and disruptive technology startups and helped them bring their products to market, including game-changing companies such as TiVO, WebEx, VMWare and Salesforce.com.  In aggregate, the companies that launched at DEMO during her tenure command a market value of more than $60 billion.  A journalist, analyst and entrepreneur, Chris co-founded the innovation consulting company Guidewire Labs.  She is currently a Reynolds Fellows at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri where she is considering the impact of social media on the profession and practice of journalism.

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Wednesday, October 9