Chris Savage is the CEO and co-founder of Wistia, a leading video platform that enables business teams to harness the connective power of video. After graduating from Brown University with a degree in Art-Semiotics, Chris and his co-founder, Brendan Schwartz, started Wistia in Brendan's living room in 2006. Wistia has since grown into a multi-million dollar business with over 80 employees and 350,000 customers.


After 10 years living in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Chris is a passionate public advocate of the Boston start-up scene. He gets overly excited when talking about entrepreneurship, marketing, video, company building, and behavioral economics.

  • Before Wistia, Chris helped produce an Emmy Award-winning feature-length documentary and was named a Top Young Entrepreneur by BusinessWeek in 2009. For the last 9 months, he has been working on another start-up with his wife. They were very proud to announce the results of their work in September of 2015. Her name is ZoĆ«, and she's a very demanding manager.