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Christopher T. Dorst

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Board Member

Presto Services Inc

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • B.A. , History
    Stanford University
  • MBA
    Stanford's Graduate School of Business
  • strategy , organizational behavior and entrepreneurship
    Stanford's Graduate School of Business
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Presto | Who We Are, 7 Mar 2015 [cached]
Christopher Dorst
Board Member
Christopher Dorst, Board Member
Chris has over thirty years of experience in leadership development, team building, sports administration, technology marketing and executive management. His business career includes senior executive positions at Cranite Systems, Vitria Technology, Zero G Software, and ICTV. He held management positions at Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer, and held consumer electronics and sports marketing positions with NEC Home Electronics, Worlds of Wonder, Aviva Sport, Regis McKenna, and Atari.
His not-for-profit experience includes positions as Director of Guest Services for Stanford Athletics, Director of Children's Ministries at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, and a variety of volunteer Board positions with the United States Olympic Committee. Chris was also on the board of United States Water Polo, Inc., a board member of the Stanford Water Polo Foundation, was a founding member of Sports Challenge, and served on the board of the Stanford Business School Alumni Association. He remains active with the Northern California Olympians and was a member of the Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee for 2012.
As a member of the 1980 and 1984 US Olympic water polo teams, Chris won a silver medal at the Los Angeles Games.
Chris earned a B.A. in History from Stanford University, where he was an NCAA All-America, team captain and national champion in water polo. He also holds an MBA from Stanford's Graduate School of Business, where he studied strategy, organizational behavior and entrepreneurship. He and his wife, Marybeth, and their three daughters, reside in Menlo Park.
Huntington Beach, Calif. - September 11, ..., 11 Sept 2008 [cached]
Huntington Beach, Calif. - September 11, 2008 - Christopher Dorst and Brent Bohlender have been appointed co-chairs of the new USA Water Polo Hall of Fame Committee, it was announced earlier today by USA Water Polo CEO Christopher Ramsey.
Dorst and Bohlender will assemble a volunteer committee, which will work with USA Water Polo to accomplish the goals listed above, as well as other activities and initiatives to recognize and celebrate outstanding achievement.
"Brent Bohlender and Chris Dorst are the perfect team to build a robust Hall of Fame for USA Water Polo," said Ramsey.
Dorst has risen from a standout water polo player in the Northern California area claiming a collegiate championship while at Stanford in 1976 to playing a pivotal role on the national teams making the 1980 and 1984 Men's Olympic Water Polo Teams.Recipient of a Silver Medal at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles, Dorst is a member of the USA Water Polo Hall of Fame.
Dorst is no stranger to volunteering his time.He has served on boards with the USOC, USA Water Polo, and Stanford Water Polo Club.A true voice of water polo he has served as the MC for every Peter J. Cutino Awards ceremony along with multiple water polo tournaments.He remains active to this day with the Nor Cal Water Polo Club.Dorst is married to the former Marybeth Linzmeier, an Olympic swimmer, and the couple has three daughters who are all following in their father's footsteps playing water polo.
Cranite - Management, 3 Mar 2005 [cached]
Christopher Dorst , Vice President, Corporate Marketing
Christopher Dorst
Dorst has over twenty-five years of experience in technology marketing and management.
Prior to Cranite, Dorst served in VP Marketing capacities at Vitria Technology, ICTV, and Zero G Software.Previous to this, he held senior marketing management roles at Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer.Earlier in his career, Dorst was active in consumer electronics and sports marketing, holding positions with NEC Home Electronics, Worlds of Wonder, the United States Olympic Committee, Aviva Sport, Regis McKenna, and Atari.
Dorst holds a B.A. in History and an MBA from Stanford University.As a member of the 1980 and 1984 US Olympic water polo teams, he won a silver medal at the Los Angeles Games.
Vitria Press Releases | Vitria Names Industry Veteran John Philpin Vice President of Marketing, 30 Sept 2002 [cached]
Over the past several weeks, the company appointed Ted Murguia, vice president of product marketing, and Christopher Dorst, vice president of corporate marketing.
Dorst, who brings more than 20 years of experience in technology marketing and management, joined the team to manage Vitria's corporate marketing initiatives.Dorst will drive demand creation and help to build Vitria's corporate brand awareness through field marketing, customer marketing and corporate communications programs.Prior to Vitria, Dorst served as president of Digital Wake, Inc., a marketing programs analytics firm.Before Digital Wake, Dorst was vice president of marketing for Zero G Software, a marketing enterprise class installation management and configuration software company, and ICTV, a pioneer in the interactive television market.He also held senior marketing roles at Sun Microsystems and Apple.
Zero G - News, 29 Jan 2001 [cached]
SAN FRANCISCO , CA ( January 29 , 2001 ) - Zero G , the leading provider of multi-platform software deployment solutions , today announced that Christopher Dorst has joined the company as vice president of marketing , and that David Phipps has been hired as director of engineering.
Christopher Dorst manages marketing communications and strategic corporate marketing efforts.Prior to joining Zero G , Dorst held management positions with ICTV , Sun Microsystems , Apple Computer , NEC Home Electronics , Worlds of Wonder , Aviva Sport , Regis McKenna , and Atari.
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