Co-founder and CEO
WhereBy.Us (The New Tropic)
Christopher Sopher is co-founder and CEO of WhereBy.Us, a media and technology startup that connects people to their cities through daily email newsletters, digital storytelling, and local experiences. WhereBy.Us’ publications—Miami’s The New Tropic, Seattle’s The Evergrey, Portland’s Bridgeliner, and Orlando’s Pulptown—reach more than 1.5 million curious locals every month. Chris previously managed a portfolio of journalism and media innovation grants and investments at Knight Foundation, and has consulted and facilitated trainings for organizations around the world on human-centered design and media products for young audiences. Chris attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead-Cain Scholar and Truman Scholar.