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Chris Hoyd

Director of Product, Vynyl

Chris is an experienced product leader, entrepreneur and former corporate lawyer with a passion for building exceptional products, teams, and communities.

With a focus on the healthcare industry, Chris helps clients to achieve ambitious outcomes by leading strategic product initiatives, instilling user-centered research and design principles, and mobilizing organizations to innovate with confidence. Recently, Chris led a multi-year effort to bring digital product innovation to a large healthcare organization, which included creating a digital product department, facilitating organizational alignment around its key functions, and advising on hires and best practices. For smaller clients, Chris leads Product Sprints and user research efforts, which help solve critical user problems while maintaining alignment with the business’s strategic vision.

Chris is a co-creator of Boise Startup Week and founder of Open Boise, a chapter of Code for America. He holds a J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law and a B.A. in finance from Gonzaga University.