Chris Whiteside heads up the Production team at ArenaNet. His background is in game design and team building. Having worked on a wide variety of diverse games in a number of different countries, his dream has always been to help create pioneering online worlds. He’s married and lives in Seattle where he enjoys reading (especially Cyberpunk), playing games, driving (not fast enough) and spending time with his very patient family.
— ArenaNet blog
Chris Whiteside was the former Director of Design, and prior Lead Producer at ArenaNet. Having worked at ArenaNet since July 2011, he announced his departure from the company in March 2015 where he is moving forward doing consultation work.
- The world Whiteside Ridge is named after him.