Christian Beaumont is the CEO at Social Magnetics, which he co-founded in 2014. Christian is committed to innovating, designing, implementing and shipping world class software products and building teams. He was Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft Corporation in Research, Development Lead for the Microsoft Visual C++ Libraries team, Distinguished Engineer at Motorola, Director of Engineering at Lantronix, CEO/CTO of Digini Inc., and Partner and Architect at Premise Systems Inc., among other positions. He has been actively involved in the startup community for more than fifteen years. He holds patents in the field of Domain Specific Languages (Attributed Code Weaving), Dynamic HTML GUI systems, Embedded Windows Control Hosting and C++ Code Object Model, and has contributed to many products across a broad range of technologies. Christian holds a BSc/ (Hons), Computer Science from the University of Leeds.