Chris Givens is a 25+ year vetern technology executive with a long history of success in large, complex projects. Currently an active accredited investor and architect in several AI/ML and cloud startups through Solliance Venture Studios.
He comes from a highly decorated and technical background with companies such as IBM, Avanade, eBay, PayPal and General Atomics. As an expert in security, privacy and compliance with top certifications such as CISSP, CCNP and is an 8-year Microsoft MVP, Chris brings technology and business experience + knowledge that has been proven a rare combination.
Mr. Givens grew up in the great state of Oklahoma, USA and is a Choctaw Native American who enjoys playing as a highly competitive goal keeper in his local soccer league as well as a few rounds of golf every month in his current hometown of San Diego, CA.