Dr. Chris Hazard
Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Chris Hazard is co-founder and CTO of Diveplane. Diveplane’s AI technology spun out of Hazardous Software, a company Chris founded in 2007 that focuses on decision support, visualization, and simulation for hard strategy problems in large organizations, DoD, and government. Chris holds a PhD in computer science from NC State, with focus on artificial intelligence for trust and reputation. He was a software architect of CDMA infrastructure at Motorola, worked on robot coordination and logistics at Kiva Systems (now Amazon Robotics), and advised NATO on cyber security policies. He has led gaming projects related to cyber security, social engineering, logistics, economics, and psychology, and is a certified hypnotist. Dr. Hazard is also known for his 2011 game Achron, which won GameSpot’s Best Original Game Mechanic award, and for his research on game design, AI, and human-computer interaction, for which he has given keynote speeches at major conferences and been featured in mainstream media.