Investor; Co-Founder, Next Billion Ventures
Christopher Schroeder is an entrepreneur, advisor, and investor in interactive technologies and social communications. He co-founded Next Billion Ventures, which invests in tech companies in emerging markets, and start-up HealthCentral.com, which sold in 2012. From 2000 to 2004, Schroeder was CEO and Publisher of Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, an online subsidiary of The Washington Post Company. Author of the best-seller Startup Rising — The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East, he has written about start-ups, innovation, emerging growth markets, and the Middle East for The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and others and speaks regularly on international affairs on air and around the globe. Schroeder was one of LinkedIn’s first 50 Influencers.