Full Name
Cristóbal Valenzuela
Job Title
CEO & Cofounder
Brief Biography
Cristóbal Valenzuela is the CEO and co-founder of Runway, a full-stack, applied AI research company that trains and builds generative AI models for content creation. In the past year, his team has developed a creative suite with more than 30 AI Magic Tools that allow users to generate and edit content, serving every aspect of the creative process. Cris’ innovation and vision at Runway is enabling a new generation of storytellers to create and push the boundary of what’s possible across mediums.

Runway has been used by enterprise customers like CBS’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert and the visual effects team for Hollywood hit Everything Everywhere All at Once, along with others like New Balance, Harbor Picture Company, and Publicis. Under Cris’ leadership, the company recently raised a $50M Series C led by Felicis, with support from Amplify Partners, Madrona, Coatue, Compound, and Lux Capital.
Cristóbal Valenzuela