Christine Tao

Co-founder & CEO at Sounding Board

Christine Tao is the co-founder & CEO at Sounding Board, a Silicon Valley startup redefining how organizations develop their leaders. Her extraordinarily rapid career growth to executive management in the media, mobile, and tech sectors of Silicon Valley became her inspiration for founding Sounding Board.

Christine advises several startups, is a budding angel investor, and is also a Tory Burch Foundation Fellow, a foundation dedicated to investing in women entrepreneurs’ success and sustainability.

Before co-founding Sounding Board, Christine was a senior vice president of Developer Relations at Tapjoy, a venture-backed, leading mobile advertising & publishing network. She led Tapjoy’s publisher advertising business from 0 to over $100 million in revenues in less than three years. Previously, she led e-commerce partnerships and strategy at YouTube. Christine holds an MBA in Marketing & Operations from Wharton and a BA in Business Administration from UC Berkeley.

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