Chris Gill, CEO of SVForum (www.svforum.org ), has co-founded 8 tech based companies, with 6 achieving profitable liquidity events. As one measure of its success, SVForum Members have raised over $250 Million in venture capital by leveraging the knowledge & contacts gained at SVForum events, since 2008,
Chris has experience as a business executive in Europe, North America and Asia, with Fortune 100 companies as well as privately funded and venture backed startups. He has been a Guest Lecturer on entrepreneurship and investing at the Oxford University Said Business School and National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India, and has been an invited speaker at startup and venture capital conferences in cities around the world. In addition, for 2 years, Chris coached the winning teams of the global Microsoft Innovation Accelerator program, on business and entrepreneurship.
He is a member of Sand Hill Angels (www.sandhillangels.com), Entrepreneurs in Residence for Babson College, and a Board Member of the Mission College Center for Innovation and Technology. Chris was awarded a BSc in Computer Science from Manchester University (UK).