Chris Hardwick is a stand-up comedian, chart-topping podcaster, television personality, contributor for Wired magazine, and creative head of the multi-platform media behemoth known as Nerdist Industries.

Chris is the CEO of Nerdist Industries, which has grown to include the Nerdist.com website; a premium YouTube channel (youtube.com/nerdist) with over 850K subscribers; 2.1M Twitter fans; and a podcast network including the flagship Nerdist Podcast that averages 4.8M monthly downloads.