Chris was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and has spent the last 15 years living in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington DC, and New York City. During this time, he has had the pleasure of working at the local transit agencies as well as the US DOT. Prior to joining Uber, Chris was at TransitCenter, a foundation dedicated to improving urban mobility. His worked focused on reforming transit agency policies and operations. He is also an advocate for improved access for people with disabilities to the New York City subway system. Chris has a B.S. in civil engineering from Portland State University, and an M.S. in transportation from MIT.