Chase Garbarino is the Co-founder and CEO of HqO, an end-to-end tenant experience operating system for commercial office buildings. Mr. Garbarino leads the company in its mission to build technology that creates real-world experiences and meaningful connections. He believes that the world’s social infrastructure must be modernized like any of the other products, services, and experiences we use and expect today. By building smarter social infrastructure, HqO is helping to create more accessible economic opportunity, more sustainable cities, and less polarized communities.
Prior to HqO, Mr. Garbarino was the Co-founder and CEO of AmericanInno (formerly Streetwise Media) where he helped build a local media network for the innovation economies in over a dozen cities in the US. The company was purchased in 2012 by ACBJ, a subsidiary of Advance Publications which owns Conde Nast and is a shareholder of Reddit, Discovery, and a number of other media properties.
Mr. Garbarino holds a B.A. from Hamilton College, and is an avid Boston sports fan and runner. In his free time, he spends time with his wife and two sons.