A leading technologist, Christian is Director of Engineering at McChrystal Group. He heads the software engineering team developing the CrossLead C3 Platform, a cloud-based software solution for the Enterprise. Alongside his role at McChrystal Group, Christian advises for-profit and non-profit institutions on technology-implementation, platform-development strategy and technical build specifications. He also serves as an advisor to SIRUM, a non-profit online network and transaction system that facilitates redistribution of unused medicine.Previously, Christian was a co-founder of ReelSurfer, a venture and Y-Combinator-backed start-up. At ReelSurfer, he led a team of software engineers in creating online platforms and mobile applications to help increase virality and monetization of online video. Prior to ReelSurfer, Christian worked for six years at Microsoft, driving the release of the PowerPoint Web App. He also worked as a software engineer at Google for the AdWords and Chrome teams.In 2011, Christian was honored by the World Economic Forum as a Global Shaper, a community of extraordinary leaders under 30. Christian is the recipient of several Microsoft Gold Star Awards and holds patents for Software Automation Services. He is also a frequent guest speaker at leading series including Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University, and Net Impact. He is currently an advisor and guest speaker to the Hult Prize Foundation.Christian is a graduate of Stanford University with a degree in Computer Systems Engineering and a minor in Management Science & Engineering.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Christian Yang and other top speakers and celebrities.