Chris Shipley

Co-Founder & CEO
Guidewire Labs
Chris Shipley, co-founder and CEO, has a keen eye for the potential in early stage companies. During her 13-year tenure as executive producer of The DEMO Conference, Chris identified the potential in companies such as WebEx, VMWare,, and more than 1500 others, and introduced them to her audience of executives, investors, and media. In 2010, SD Forum presented Chris with its prestigious Visionary Award for her work with startups. Today, Chris puts that keen eye to work for Guidewire Labs’ global clients.