Unreasonable Mentors

Chris Shipley

Author, Mentor, Entrepreneur

Chris is an Unreasonable Mentor. Chris has participated in 6 programs, including Unreasonable CHANGE 2022, and has advised over 77 Unreasonable companies.
Chris Shipley has documented, influenced, and predicted the impact of technology on business and society for more than 30 years. As a journalist, she covered the tech industry for leading publishing companies. As an analyst, she identified innovative startups and gave them a stage to launch their market-making products. As a catalyst, she has advised hundreds of early-stage companies on positioning, business modeling, and innovation practices.
Today, Chris focuses her work on the human and organizational challenges in the face of technology- and economically-driven disruption. She is co-founder and CEO of Constituent Connection, a progressive political software and data company, a senior advisor for the Spencer Toder for US Senate campaign, and the co-author of The Adaptation Advantage, which explores issues of identity and leadership in the future of work, and the forthcoming The Empathy Advantage: Leading Newly Empowered Workers.