Christopher Hill is the founder of Modulation Labs, a technology company that focuses on modern software development. Chris has also held lead software architecture and engineering roles with a number of notable companies in Silicon Valley, Seattle, New York City, and Boston, including BlackRock, Apple, General Electric, Virgin, Harvard Business Publishing and startups like AppDynamics (acquired by Cisco), Razoo and HyTrust.
Chris is an award-winning conductor, who made a number of international appearances, including with the Danish National Radio Orchestra (2012). He founded the South Bay Symphony in Silicon Valley (2014), and for several years (2008 - 2010) led the orchestral program at the University of New Hampshire and was the Music Director of the Portsmouth (NH) Symphony. He has been invited to compete in several of the most important conducting competitions, including the Nikolai Malko (2012), the Dmitris Mitropoulous (2010), and the Cadaquès (2010) by such legendary artists as Lorin Maazel and Gennady Rozhdestvensky. He studied and lived in Munich, Germany (2010) as a Solti Career Award recipient. He received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (2012) and the Master of Music degree from the University of Michigan (2005).