Christopher Dickens became a resident of Bloomington in 1992. Originally from Columbus, Indiana, Dickens came to Bloomington to attend Indiana University. After earning a degree in Business in 1996 he joined Bloomington-based Kiva Networking in 1998. In June of 2007 Dickens left Kiva to form ForthPhaze Technology, LLC.
In Bloomington, Dickens is a member of Sherwood Oaks Christian Church.