Chris Greiner
Mechanical Keyboard Expert and Business Owner
Expertise: Keyboard Layout, Key Switches, and Keycap Material Knowledge. Keyboard Modifications (Build & Assembly). Firmware and Programming.
Education: Lewis University

  • Consultant: Offers his expertise to individuals or companies seeking advice on the intricacies of mechanical keyboards
  • Co-founder of Cloud Nine Ergonomics: Co-founded the company and was the mastermind behind the creation of the Cloud Nine Ergo Keyboards.
  • Enthusiast and Community Leader: Known for shaping trends, ideas, and discussions in the mechanical keyboard community in Discord and other social networks.
  • Gamer and Influencer: He enjoys keyboard customization to enhance his gaming experience and shares new discoveries with others in the community.
  • Certifications: Computer Science, Mechanical Keyboard Manufacturing and Design, Information Security, and Cybersecurity.

Chris Greiner, a certified Mechanical Keyboard Expert, has been involved in the industry for over 15 years. He has a solid educational background with dual bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Business Management from Lewis University. His additional certification in Mechanical Keyboard Manufacturing and Design showcases his dedication to staying at the forefront of keyboard technology. He has a firm grasp of the technical aspects of mechanical keyboards, such as PCB design, soldering, firmware customization, switch modification, and more.

Chris primarily writes for keyboard enthusiasts and has been featured on platforms like Jestik, solidifying his reputation as a thought leader in the mechanical keyboard community. What truly sets Chris apart is his hands-on experience building keyboards, forming the core of his writing philosophy. As a co-founder of Cloud Nine Ergonomics and a Keyboard Consultant, he spent years perfecting the Cloud Nine keyboards, driven by user feedback, to create the ultimate ergonomic solution.

In Pinstack, he provides practical insights, bridging the gap between theory and real-world application. Providing detailed, unbiased, and well-structured reviews of mechanical keyboards and related products to help others make informed purchasing decisions. Additionally, contribute to the community by creating open-source projects, sharing DIY guides, or assisting others with mechanical keyboard-related questions.

Beyond his profession, Chris enjoys hobbies like Keyboard Building, RC Racing, and Basketball. He has exciting plans for his career, with upcoming projects focusing on new keyboard builds, demonstrating his commitment to innovation in his field.

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