Search

NativeAdVantage 10-Q2BA:

(10 Questions 2B Answered)

What do you do best?
What makes you the best?
Biggest success?
What are your aspirations?
Most challenging moment?
Favorite Motto?
Favorite People?
Favorite Places?
Favorite Products?
Current Passions?


Featured NativeAdVantage:

Andy Weir: Author of "The Martian"

John Philipson: VP, Six Senses Resorts

Tom Sito: Chair of Animation, USC Film School

Elizabeth Wynn: Broker, Sotheby's RE

Leonard Greenhalgh: Professor, Tuck-Darmouth)

Ryan Blair: NY Times Best Selling Author/Entrepreneur

 

Featured NativeAdVice:

Shai Reshef: Founder of University of the People

Paul D'Arcy: SVP of Indeed

Susan Hatje: GM of Mandarin Oriental, NY

Dan Laufer: Co-Founder of RentLingo

Hilary Laney: President of Tri-Digital

Greg Marsh: Co-Founder of onefinestay

Omar Qari: Co-Founder of Abacus

Gabriell Weinberg: Founder of DuckDuckGo

Stacy Rauen: E-I-C of Hospitality Design Mag

Jon Gray: CRO of HomeAway

Joe Speiser: Co-Founder of LittleThings.com

Ben McKean: Co-Founder of HungryRoot

John Boiler: Founder/CEO of 72andSunny

Wayne Pacelle: CEO of The Humane Society of the US

Tom Guay: GM at The Sagamore Resort

Dr. Alejandro Junger: Founder of The Clean Program

Rob Flaherty: CEO of Ketchum

Neil Thanedar: Founder/CEO of LabDoor

Andy Grinsfelder: VP of Sales/Marketing, Delaware North Resorts

Laura Frerer-Schmidt: VP/Publisher of Women's Health

Avi Steinlauf: CEO of Edmunds.com

Kathy Bloomgarden: CEO of Ruder Finn

Gabriel Flateman: Co-Founder/CTO of Casper

Mark Bartels: CEO of StumbleUpon

Bill Hagelstein: President/CEO of RPA

Adam Singolda: Founder/CEO of Taboola

Jonathan Plutzik: Proprietor of The Betsy-South Beach

Jessica Scorpio: Founder/VP of Marketing at GetAround

Ralph McRae: CEO of Leading Brands

Warren Berger: Bestselling Author

Liz Kaplow: Founder/CEO of Kaplow Communications

Dave Girouard: Founder/CEO of UpStart

Dave Asprey: Founder of BullectProof Executive

Douglas C. Smith: President of EDSA

Val Difebo: CEO of Deutsch NY

Guido Polito: CEO of Baglioni Hotels

Doyle Graham, Jr.: CEO of Valencia Group

Oscar Farinetti: Founder of Eataly

Angelo Sotira: CEO of DeviantART

Ali Khwaja: CFO of Safecharge

Zach Erdem: Proprietor of 75 Main

Jim Beley: GM of The Umstead Hotel

Alexis Gelburd-Kimler: Proprietor of West Bridge

Elie Georges: Proprietor of Hotel San Regis

Kalen Caughey: Founder o VOKE Tab

Michael Friedenberg: CEO of IDG

Donna Karan: Founder of DKNY

Edward Nardoza: Editor-in-Chief of WWD

Scott Dadich: Editor-in-Chief of Wired

Rhona Murphy: Former CEO of The Daily Beast

David J. Pecker: CEO of American Media

Lilian Roten: VP of Swissotel Hotels

Kenny Dichter: Founder/CEO of Wheels Up

Joshua Tetrick: Founder/CEO of Hampton Creek

Paul James: Global Brand Leader of The Luxury Collection

Dr. James Wagner: President of Emory University

Amy Thompson: President of ATM Artists & Management

Neil Gillis: President of Round Hill Music

Brett Matteson: President of Columbia Hospitality

Jonathan Reckford: CEO of Habitat For Humanity

Phil Harrison: President/CEO of Perkins+Will

Chef Bill Telepan

Tony Horton: Founder of P90X

Beth Weissenberger: Co-Founder of The Handel Group

Michael Fertik: Founder/CEO of Reputation.com

Dana Cowin: Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine

Bob Proctor: Chairman of Proctor/Gallagher Institute

Dennis Turcinovic: Owner of Delmonicos

Vittorio Assaf: Co-Founder of Serafina Restaurant Group

Shafqat Islam: Co-Founder of Newscred

Matt Williams: CEO of The Martin Agency

Bruce Rogers: Executive Chef at Hale & Hearty

Caleb Merkl: Co-Founder of Maple

Candy Argondizza: VP of Culinary at ICC

Neil Sazant: President of The Sagamore

Matt Straz: Founder/CEO of Namely

Terry Couglin: Managing Partner of Marta/Maialino

Andrei Cherny: Co-Founder/CEO of Aspiration

Ronen Nissenbaum: Managing Director of Waldorf Astoria NY

Patrick Godfrey: President of Godfrey Q

Sarah Berman: Founder/President of The Berman Group

Michael Schwartz: Owner of Genuine Hospitality Group

Stephan Aarstol: Founder/CEO of Tower Paddle Boards

Peter Shaindlin: COO of Halekulani Corp.

August Cardona: Founder/CEO of Epicurean Group

Nick Kenner: Co-Founder of Just Salad

« David Lopez: President of Black Belt Business Advisors & Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College | Main | Jessica Walter, MD: Founder/CEO of Oviary »
Tuesday
Jul212015

Christopher Keir: Founder of BYBER App

My NativeAdVantage:

Bio:

Founder of the new social networking Application BYBER, designed to help you meet new people, connect with friends and explore what your neighborhood has to offer, Christopher Keir is a world-travelled native Scotsman, now based in New York City. BYBER marks Christopher’s first foray into the world of application development; bringing with him the wealth of hospitality and food and beverage experience he has accumulated in over a decade of luxury hotel management.

What do you do best?

I create. I take my idea and mold it into something people will love and want to be part of, finding skilled and talented individuals along the way who believe in what we do.

What makes you the best?

Passion! I love what I do. When someone is passionate about what they do, progression and self-development becomes fun. The wonderful thing about being a new app developer is the wealth of information out there waiting to be explored, whether it be advertising, coding, marketing – I soak this up and put what I have learned into practice.

How will you stay the best?

I truly believe that when you create something new, exciting and worthwhile you have the building blocks for success in place. BYBER has these fundamentals. With persistence and dedication we can only continue to grow.

What are your aspirations: business & personal?

Personal: Spend more time with family and friends both here in New York and overseas as well as allowing more time to enjoy an occasional glass of wine at my favorite local bar with my girl.

Business: Grow BYBER – introduce the updates I have planned over the next year. Take the constructive feedback my wonderful users have and will provide then mold and shape our product until BYBER is on every phone. As BYBER grows I would like to engage in a similar process to companies like Toms Shoes, which have made giving a substantial part of their business plan.

What fascinates you?

What triggers people to interact fascinate me. Sociology and psychology are two fields I have become much more familiar with as I have developed our User Interface. Also Penguins. They have knees.

Favorite Motto?

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas Edison. Manners cost nothing. - Unknown

Favorite People?

Blake Mycoskie – Founder of Toms Shoes. Katja Lindemann – she is my sounding board, my supporter and support.

Favorite Places?

Scotland, where I was born and raised. It will always have a place in my heart. Vancouver, New York and the Dominican Republic.

Favorite Products?

BYBER, coffee and my iMac in that order.

Current Passions?

BYBER, movies, reading, gym and learning.

http://www.byberapp.com

https://www.facebook.com/byberapp

https://twitter.com/byberapp

https://instagram.com/byberapp/

https://www.pinterest.com/byberapp/

References (8)

References allow you to track sources for this article, as well as articles that were written in response to this article.

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
All HTML will be escaped. Hyperlinks will be created for URLs automatically.