Chris is Head of Media & PR for NLand Surf Park, the first surf park in North America. Chris has enjoyed a diverse and squiggly career spanning multiple disciplines. Before coming to Austin in 2015, Chris was a white-collar defense attorney at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, where he represented financial institutions and Fortune100 companies in white-collar criminal and securities enforcement actions. He’s also advised the Haitian government and international NGOs on matters such as judicial reform and media regulation. Prior to his work as an attorney, Chris worked as a journalist covering government and politics, including the 2008 Iowa Caucus and general election. He received a BA from BYU and a JD from Duke University. An outdoor enthusiast, Chris loves chasing waves and powder, depending on the season.
Made In Austin: Outdoor Originators
Day 1 features innovative Austin companies blending tech and sport to enhance the outdoor experience. Stick around for sunset yoga on the terrace after the panel.