Advisory Board

Chris Kaufman

Chris Kaufman is Cofounder and Chief Creative Officer at UpTo.
Life goes beyond meetings and appointments, your calendar should too — UpTo offers the modern calendar app, available for Android and iPhone. UpTo works with Google Calendar, iCloud, Outlook, Facebook Events and any other calendar that syncs with your phone. Add an event in UpTo and it automatically appears on your web or desktop calendar. It’s that easy.
Your UpTo calendar has two layers. The front layer is your existing calendar. The back layer includes calendars you follow based on your likes and interests. Expand your calendar to reveal the back layer of events with just a pinch or tap.
Chris is a seasoned creative and user experience executive, information architect, software designer and entrepreneur with nearly a decade of experience in product development, enterprise software, mobile applications, and revenue-driven design. He has led user experience and creative efforts for dozens of brands, startups, nonprofits, and numerous Fortune 500 companies. He previously worked as an adjunct professor of graphic communications at Baker College.
His work has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Today Show, Chicago Tribune, Fox Business Channel, MSN Money, NetBanker, SmartMoney, Smashing Magazine, USA Today, TypePad, The Kim Komando Show, NPR, Baltimore Sun, Real Simple Magazine, and BusinessWeek — in addition to dozens of design publications.
Additionally, his work has been published by Columbia University’s Teacher’s College Press, and has received accolades from numerous industry-leading organizations including the W3 Awards, Web Award, and the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA).
Chris earned his Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Graphic Design at Eastern Michigan University in 2007.
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