Chris Priebe is the founder and CEO of CommunitySift, a big data content filtering service designed to combat cyber-bullying. A father of 3, he is deeply passionate about making the world a safer place for kids to grow up online. Chris has over 18 years’ experience working with young people to build healthy communities. After building the backend for Penguin Chat 2 and helping his brother with the early days of Club Penguin, Chris finished his career with Disney to start his own company.
As CEO he leads his team in solving the complex problems of toxic behaviour, bullying and child exploitation on online communities; these include anonymous networks, social media, virtual worlds and games. To do this, CommunitySift partners with universities in performing statistical and natural language processing of anonymized data to model the real behaviour of cyber-bullies.