Chris Hart

Member Since 2022

Chris Hart


Civic Technologies

San Francisco Bay Area

Chris Hart, CEO of Civic, is a collaborative leader with expertise in cryptocurrency, blockchain, and identity. In his role at Civic, Chris priorities are leading strategic business development and building a thriving global culture. He is a long-serving member of the Pat Tillman Foundation and is the vice-chair of the PTF board of directors. Chris previously served as CFO at Guidebook, Inc., and Nextag, Inc., and he brings more than two decades of outstanding senior finance, operations, and IT experience to Civic. Chris holds a BA in English and Philosophy from Emory University and an MBA in Finance from the University of San Francisco, where he graduated summa cum laude.


  • Business Process Improvement
  • Forecasting
  • Management


September 14th, 2022

Where DAOs Excel — And Where They Must Improve

DAOs seemingly present elegant solutions to common problems, yet they are still widely misunderstood.

June 23rd, 2022

What Makes A Company Web3?

There is one major problem with Web3: Most people don’t know what it is. 

April 26th, 2022

Why Digital Identity Is Even More Important In The Metaverse

A user-controlled digital ID could become a prerequisite to accessing metaverse goods and services.


Civic Technologies

Civic is a leading provider of identity management tools for web3, empowering people to easily and privately manage their identities across chains with an on-chain representation of their reusable identity. The company’s flagship product, Civic Pass, is an integrated permissioning tool that helps business customers enable secure access to their on-chain assets. Users may also manage their Web3 identity, presence and reputation with a dashboard. Civic aims to be the most trusted on-chain Web3 identity tool in the world, used by billions every day. Civic was co-founded in 2015 by Vinny Lingham and Jonathan Smith.


  • Blockchain Technology
  • Blockchain Identity Verification
  • Blockchain Identity