Prior to his position as Open Source Evangelist he was the Software Team Lead for the One Laptop Per Child project at Red Hat and sat on the Mozilla Corporation Board of Directors. Before joining the One Laptop Per Child project he was a Systems Engineer and Open Source software developer working at Red Hat.
Blizzard was the Software Team Lead for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program through Red Hat. He helped to develop the modified version of Fedora Core Linux that ran on the new laptops, handled all integration and community work with the OLPC project, and unveiled the laptop in a video on Friday, June 2, 2006. Chris was also involved with the development of the OLPC's Sugar interface.