Christopher is an experienced business and aerospace professional with over a decade of involvement in the space launch industry. He began his career as an RF Engineer for Boeing Sea Launch, where he supported multiple launch campaigns from the ship-based equatorial launch site. After business school he completed a business development internship in the SpaceX Washington D.C. office before joining Bain & Company as a consultant in Atlanta. Post-Bain he was VP of Business Development for Arkyd Astronautics (Planetary Resources), before taking his current role with Expedia in Bellevue, Washington.
Christopher has a demonstrated passion for teaching, mentoring and tutoring. He coaches startups through Space Angels Network and the Northwest Entrepreneur Network (NWEN). Christopher is fluent in Russian, and has traveled extensively for business and pleasure, including a 2-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Donetsk, Ukraine (’97-’99).