Chris Chang




Gradient (ex-Netflix)

Chris is the CEO and Co-Founder of Gradient (, an advanced AI development platform for enterprises. Before founding Gradient, Chris was Director of Product at Netflix running Studio AI, where he pioneered early development of large language models for Netflix’s $15bn studio production organization. He previously ran AI/ML organizations at Pinterest and Facebook where he developed cutting edge machine learning recommender and content understanding systems. Chris was previously an investment manager in fundamentals equity trading at Sansome Partners, and an Investment Analyst at Houlihan Lokey specializing in financial restructuring. He holds Bachelor degrees in Finance and Computer Science, with a Masters in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Pennsylvania.