At 7 Cups of Tea, Christian leads product and user experience teams in delivering amazing, cross-channel experiences. He is also a mentor at Code for America and co-chairs the monthly BayCHI program. Previously, he was Director of Product at CloudOn, Director of Messaging Products for AOL, Curator of the Yahoo! Design Pattern Library, and a Director of the Information Architecture Institute. Christian is the author of the bestselling books The Internet for Busy People and The Power of Many and co-author of Designing Social Interfaces, now in its Second Edition. He has spoken at BarCamp, BayCHI, South by Southwest, the IA Summit, Ignite, Web 2.0 Expo, PLoP, IDEA, Interaction, WebVisions, the Web App Masters Tour, the Italian IA Summit, UX Lisbon, UX Israel Live; Web Directions South, in Sydney, and East, in Tokyo; @media, in London; and remotely at MobileCamp Chicago.