Chris Rill is the Co­Founder and CTO of Canary which connects people and their homes and families in Canary, New York City. Rill built embedded systems and software for the US military and also co­founded Farehelper. He is also a FIRST robotics mentor.

Rill has been tinkering with computers since his parents passed down their Apple IIe when he was seven years old. Since then he has graduated from Union College (NY) with a degree in Computer Engineering, built hardware and software solutions for military vehicles, scaled a realtime auction website and attempted to disrupt the travel industry with a “realtime” fare notification platform. He was the finalist of the AT&T Hackathon and received first place at the Axeda M2M Hackathon.