Chris Carson

CEO & Founder

Chris Carson is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder at Hayden. He is a global strategy, innovation, venture development expert, and thought-leader for disruptive and digital innovation. Chris cultivated his expertise over 20 years, working in various operations and engineering roles with technology-driven multinationals, startups, and consultancies. 

Chris has a strong technical background in artificial intelligence, computer vision, and Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM), as well as a decade of experience in leading globally distributed engineering teams and turning innovation into material business impact. 

Mr. Carson holds a M.S. and a Ph.D. in Information Architecture and Computer Vision from Waseda University.