Mr. Anderson is the Director of Venture Acceleration for TechColumbus where he manages the Incubator, provides business assessment, consulting, resource planning, and investment services to Central Ohio technology based start-ups. Prior to TechColumbus he was the Technology Outreach Coordinator at the Ohio Department of Development. In that role he managed programs under the Ohio Third Frontier such as the Ohio Research Commercialization Grant Program, Technology Investment Tax Credit Program, the Edison Incubator Program, and the Small Business Innovation Research Outreach Program. Experience also includes staffing Governor Taft’s State Workforce Policy Board where he led policy and funding initiatives for Ohio. Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He is married to Shayna Anderson and has three children.