Pooley performing with The Smashing Pumpkins in 2008.
Kristopher Michael Pooley (born October 30, 1976) is an American rock musician from Detroit that is most popular for his work with Gwen Stefani as her touring keyboardist, programmer, and musical director. He is also the music director for Katy Perry and Ke$ha and has toured with Jane's Addiction, Kenna, Justincase, Liz Phair, Siouxsie Sioux, Nick Lachey, The Vandals, Smashing Pumpkins, Morrissey, and Melissa Etheridge. Also a TV music producer, he has produced music for Glee, The American Bible Challenge, American Horror Story, The Glee Project, and The New Normal.
He married Smashing Pumpkins bassist Ginger Reyes in Los Angeles on June 22, 2008. He played with the Smashing Pumpkins during their fall 2008 tour including their performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Scream Awards on G4.