About Christos Kritikos


Biography

Christos Kritikos is a seasoned Product Manager, technologist and dreamer, who loves to connect the dots between market, design and engineering. He has participated in several companies, consulted for dozens of clients, and ran numerous projects helping with the growing pains of startups. His education includes a M.S. in Computer Science (UCLA, Fulbright Scholar) and certifications in Design Thinking, Product Management, Brand Management and Product Marketing. He specializes in consumer-facing products and services in fields like health & wellness, education, social impact, travel & hospitality, and lifestyle. He has a passion for the convergence of technology and humanity, and explores their boundaries through his Emerging Humanity (http://emerginghumanity.com) initiative. He is a world traveler, a Zen practitioner, and a dark chocolate connoisseur!

General Rundown of Biggest/Most Recent Projects and Entrepreneurial Endeavors

EmergingHumanity.com: An initiative that helps entrepreneurs build & launch successful products by providing education, coaching and consulting to early-stage startups. Role: Founder

Givsum.com: A "good deeds" platform that connects charities and charitable organizations with their supporters, members, and volunteers. Role: Director of Product

MyCampusMate.com: An EdTech application that empowers colleges and allows them to engage and support their students towards academic success. Role: CEO

The "Why" Factor :

Passionate dedication to my craft of helping founders develop better tech products.
Unsubstantiated faith that humanity is advancing and we are lifting our collective consciousness.
Healthy amount of skepticism about the unforeseen side-effects of technology to our society.