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Chris Ostoich

Co-Founder - LISNR

Chris Ostoich is the Co-founder and the Head of Innovation for LISNR, the world leader in ultrasonic data transmission. LISNR is a protocol that uses sound to transmit information. Founded in 2012 in Cincinnati, LISNR has emerged as the most advanced ultrasonic protocol in the world, grown to more than 50 employees in 3 offices in the US. The technology supports more than 30 million devices and growing rapidly. Their customers include Ticketmaster, Jaguar Land Rover, VISA, Macy's and many many more. LISNR is an Intel Capital company and has been awarded numerous accolades including a Gold Lion at Cannes Lions, a two-time CBNC Disruptor 50, and more.

Prior to LISNR, Mr. Ostoich has built a number of other companies. This is formally his 5th startup, after exiting award winning employee engagement platform, BlackbookHR. He is also the Chairman of DisruptHR a worldwide talent series, advisor and investor in a number of companies. Ostoich is An artist and a musician by trade and it's writing can also be found in Inc., fast company, and Forbes.