Christopher Lukezic joined Airbnb in the summer of 2009. He now serves as the Director of Communications for Airbnb in EMEA where he oversees brand marketing, media relations and partnerships. Since joining the company, he has led the go to market plan and strategy for Airbnb's award-winning iPhone app, Social Connections, and the Airbnb Guarantee. He was also responsible for launching Airbnb Collections and the Airbnb professional photography service, which currently totals over 3,000 photographers worldwide.
Prior to joining Airbnb Christopher spent 5 years as a professional runner and spokesperson for Reebok and Nissan. Highlights of his career include finishing 7th at the 2006 World Championships in the 1500M and running 3:33.28 for the same distance to make him one of the top ten American milers of all time.