We talk being a CEO, a founder, his companies, public speaking & a lot more.
Christopher is the founder of Pass It Down, a social storytelling platform launching in 2016, that makes it easy to capture and preserve family stories in video, audio, text and photos.
Chris is also Chief Executive Officer of SwiftWing Ventures, a venture capital firm located out of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Prior to joining SwiftWing Ventures, Christopher helped co-found Woople™, a learning management system that has delivered over 20 million minutes of educational content to fortune 500 companies around the world. He is also an attorney who practices federal criminal law on both the trial and appellate levels and is a CJA Panelist for the Federal Public Defender’s office.
Christopher has spent the last 15 years actively involved in competing and teaching public speaking, debate, and appellate advocacy. In law school, he was the top speaker and winner of the Chancellor’s Cup Moot Court competition and the winner of the Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition at the Paul M. Hebert LSU Law Center. During his undergraduate studies, he was a six-time collegiate state champion in public speaking and debate and a national champion speaker. Christopher now helps coach collegiate debate, public speaking and appellate advocacy.
Christopher received his JD from the Paul M. Hebert LSU Law Center and has clerked for numerous judges, including, the honorable Chief Justice Johnson of the Louisiana Supreme Court. He received a double BA in Political Science and International Relations from Louisiana State University.