Christopher Staley is Principal and Analyst of Rokk3r Fuel. Prior to this, Christopher was the second employee at Rokk3r Labs and has helped grow the company to over 100 people, in 6 global cities. He has been an integral part of building a portfolio of 40 companies and has managed the full product life cycle for 4 of Rokk3r Labs’ portfolio companies, thus bringing a hands-on approach and experience to company building.
Most recently, at Rokk3r Labs, Christopher worked directly with the CEO to manage Public Relations initiatives and to identify growth opportunities for the portfolio companies. Prior to that, Christopher was in charge of defining and executing innovative business development strategies, including engaging with local, national and international business communities to identify target entrepreneurs for Rokk3r Labs. During his time in this role, Christopher was responsible for the majority of new sales and lead the entire process, from lead generation to contract negotiation and closing the sale. Additionally, he developed key strategic partnerships with corporations, educational institutions, angel investors and VCs to grow the Rokk3r Labs portfolio.
His first two years at Rokk3r Labs were focused on managing and working alongside product architects, designers, strategists and engineers to implement the Rokk3r exponential methodology. This included defining the first versions of each platform to be launched, by managing the entire discovery, design and development process, through to the delivery to the partner and launch to market.
Christopher is originally from Switzerland, was raised between Lugano, Zurich, London, and graduated from university in Boston. Throughout the course of his global upbringing not only did he become fluent in 4 languages with conversational skills in 2 others, but he brings a very unique perspective to company building.