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Chris Christensen
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Attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Lives in San Jose, CA
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transcript of Travel to the United Arab Emirates – Episode 513 Chris: Amateur Traveler episode 513. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about mosques and pirates, the world’s tallest building, and indoor skiing, …
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transcript of Travel to Cambodia – Episode 512 Chris: Amateur Traveler episode 512. Today the Amateur Traveler talks about majestic temples, floating villages, rickshaw tours and eating all sorts of strange things …
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I had a chance to drive a Jucy RV camper van recently on a road trip in the central coast of California. This video reviews this flexible van that comes with sink, …
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What should you see, do and eat when you travel to Cincinnati. The Reds, the Underground Railroad Museum, the neighborhoods and chilli on spaghetti.
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In preparation for the 2017 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we take a road trip through “Luther Land” and the heart of Germany.
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Hear about what to do, see and eat on the Island of Kauai in Hawaii: Waimea Canyon State Park, the Napali coast, helicopter rides, and favorite beaches.
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From the historic to the hair raising to death defying, learn about 10 different epic bike routes around the world.
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Explore the coast of Central California in a road trip: the wineries, the new national park, sea kayaking and hiking and some great driving
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What to do, see and eat in this UNESCO bio preserve in the heart of Europe: boats, reeds, birds, jackals, and even wolves.
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Work
Occupation
Software Executive / Programmer
Employment
  • BloggerBridge.com
    CEO, 2013 - present
    BloggerBridge.com is a web site that helps companies and content creators find each other.
  • Amateur Traveler
    CEO, 2005 - present
  • PayNearMe.com
    Software Engineer, 2012 - 2013
  • TripAdvisor
    Director of Engineering for New Initiatives, 2010 - 2012
  • LiveWorld
    EVP Engineering and Operations, 1996 - 2010
  • Apple Inc.
    Software Manager, 1992 - 1996
  • Momenta
    Software Manager, 1989 - 1992
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Software Manager, 1984 - 1989
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Currently
San Jose, CA
Previously
Salinas, CA - Troy, NY
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Introduction
Chris Christensen is the host of the Amateur Traveler. The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and what are the best places to travel to. It includes both a weekly audio podcast, a video podcast, and a blog.  

By day Chris works in high tech, and is currently at the startup PayNearMe.com.

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The Amateur Traveler:
    •    1.5+ million travel podcast downloads in 2010
    •    The Chicago Sun Times included the show in their list of 10 “Best travel sites”.
    •    Oxford University uses the Amateur Traveler to teach English as a second language.
    •    Men’s Journal says: “One of the 4 best adventure travel podcasts”
    •    Best Life Magazine named the Amateur Traveler one of the 10 best podcasts on the internet.
    •    Nominated for a People's Choice Podcast Award in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.
    •    Popular Vote Winner for a Lonely Planet Blog Award 2009 in the Podcasting category.
    •    Named in a study as one of the "50 Most Influential Independent Travel Blogs"
 
Bragging rights
2 kids, 31 years of marriage, popular travel podcast
Education
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
  • Salinas High School
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Gender
Male