Author(s): Analog de Leon
In this single epic poem, poet Analog de Leon (Chris Purifoy) offers an empowering message to anyone who has loved, lost, or yearned for freedom.Inspired by the life of Syrian Saint Simeon Stylites, a 4th-century Monk who lived for many years on a small platform atop a pillar, Vertigo encourages introspection, contemplation, and self-love.
Chris Purifoy is a digital architect, serial entrepreneur, and author. He is the director of technology for the Global Action Platform, a United Nations think tank and the world's leading university-business alliance advancing scalable, sustainable solutions for abundant food, health, and prosperity. He is also the founder of #Library, a big data and content-sorting platform that tunes any content set for meaningfulness, then surfaces the best items using crowd sentiment and artificial intelligence. Chris is a partner at StartupCoin Ventures, a digital agency that builds technologies for state and national government agencies. Chris got his start in Nashville working in music management and building startups that solve music problems. He co-founded the Restoring Music Foundation, a research organization that provided education and resources for music companies transitioning their business models into the twenty-first century. Chris also sat on councils at TEDxNashville and the Music Education Policy Roundtable, a national government lobbyist group dedicated to higher standards for music education. He is also very comfortable as a public speaker, having spoken at TEDx and Global Action UN Summits. While Chris has found success in business and technology, his true passion is for the written word. He has many books stirring inside of him.