Chris acts as a mentor to the Managing Director and program staff at our partner organizations, METRO and Target, and as the partner access point to Techstars and the Techstars network. 

The METRO Target Retail Accelerator, Certified by Techstars brings together the respective organizations in a pilot program where METRO and Target will collaborate in running an accelerator across two geographies, customized to each partner’s business needs, while applying the foundations and learnings from their years of partnership with Techstars.

Previously, Chris has held roles at Techstars as the Program Manager for Techstars Adelaide, the first Techstars accelerator in the APAC region, and as a Regional Manager for Techstars
Startup Programs (previously UP Global), where he supported the West of the USA
and Canada.

He holds a Masters Degree from the University of San
Francisco in Entrepreneurship and Management.