Christopher Sofer

Christopher Sopher is co-founder and CEO of Letterhead, a next-generation marketing platform that helps companies like Techstars, McClatchy, and Patch build community through email and content. Chris is also co-founder and CEO of WhereBy.Us, a network of five local journalism brands around the country—Miami’s The New Tropic, Seattle’s The Evergrey, Portland’s Bridgeliner, Orlando’s Pulptown, and Pittsburgh’s The Incline—that reach more than a million locals every month. Chris previously managed a portfolio of journalism and media innovation grants and investments at Knight Foundation, and has consulted with and trained organizations around the world on human-centered design and creating media products for young people. Chris attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead-Cain Scholar and Truman Scholar.