Chris Alden

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Christopher J. Alden
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Christopher J. Alden
Nationality American
Alma mater Dartmouth College
Bachelor of Arts, History, 1992[1]

Christopher J. Alden is an American entrepreneur best known as a co-founder of Red Herring,[2] a magazine focused on the business of technology, and, an early web-based RSS reader. Alden was chairman and CEO of the blogging company Six Apart, Ltd. from September 2006 to October 2010 when Six Apart was sold to VideoEgg forming SAY Media.

He is a venture partner of Tugboat Ventures.[3]


  1. ^ "Christopher J. Alden: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek". Retrieved 1 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Christopher J. Alden". The Aldens. Retrieved 6 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Red Herring Co-Founder Chris Alden Boards Tugboat Ventures". Wall Street Journal. 14 December 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2016.  (subscription required)