A developer, designer, and amateur hammer-slinger living in Nahant, Massachusetts, Chris is a Principal at Cantina. A twelve year veteran in the user experience field, Chris has worked with Philips, NESN, Brightcove, Geiger, Harvard Business School, Showtime, Yankee Candle, Cognos, Analog Devices, Fleet Bank, and others. Chris helped to create some of the very first RIAs, and continues to look for ways to keep the experience simple, succinct and elegant. Chris believes that form is part and parcel of function, and is happy to see the fruits of UX advocacy solidly taking root. He’s on a relentless pursuit to visit all the world’s nooks and crannies, and believes music played live in front of an audience is by far the cat’s meow.