Christopher Johnson is a Professor of Practice of Communication at the University of Washington, and also works as a verbal branding consultant known as The Name Inspector.
Christopher grew up and went to college in the midwest and then journeyed to California with all his belongings in a canvas duffel to study linguistics.
Since receiving his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, Christopher has found many ways to apply his love and knowledge of words and grammar. He's been a brand language specialist at Lexicon Branding, a computational lexicographer for the Berkeley FrameNet project, a software developer for natural language processing projects in both startup and corporate research settings, and a professor in the Department of Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago.
Christopher lives in Seattle, Washington with his wife and two sons.