Chris van der Walt



Brand Strategy, Communications/Public Relations, Graphic Design, UI/UX, Web/Software Development

About me:
Chris van der Walt is the CEO and co-founder of Change Assembly, a social enterprise focused on the application of data, technology and community to complex human problems. He is the product manager of Hunchworks, a social network for decision support that helps users collaboratively gather data, and verify hypotheses about events in real-time. Formerly, Chris led communications and innovation strategy at Global Pulse, a project based in the Secretary-General's Office of the United Nations applying real-time technologies to identify crisis impacts on vulnerable populations. He also worked extensively on communications strategy and design in a career at the UN spanning 7 years. Previously, he worked as a freelance web development consultant for a variety of corporate and NGO clients. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.