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Christopher J. Alden
Christopher J. Alden
Alma materDartmouth College
Bachelor of Arts, History, 1992[1]
Known forCo-founder of Red Herring

Christopher J. Alden is an American entrepreneur best known as a co-founder of Red Herring,[2] a magazine focused on the business of technology, and, an early web-based RSS reader.[3] Alden was chairman and chief executive officer of the blogging company Six Apart, Ltd.[4] from September 2006 to October 2010 when Six Apart was sold to VideoEgg, forming SAY Media.[5] He is a venture partner of Tugboat Ventures.[6]


  1. ^ "Christopher J. Alden: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek". Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Christopher J. Alden". The Aldens. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
  3. ^ Morrissey, Brian (June 6, 2005). "RSS Feeds Becoming Hot Real Estate For Online Ads". Retrieved 2019-04-18.
  4. ^ "The Japanese Model" MIT Technology Review. Retrieved 2016-11-01.
  5. ^ "VideoEgg Will Acquire Six Apart And Rename Itself SAY Media". TechCrunch. 21 September 2010. Retrieved 2019-04-18.
  6. ^ "Red Herring Co-Founder Chris Alden Boards Tugboat Ventures". Wall Street Journal. 14 December 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2016. (subscription required)