Head of Technology Strategy
Chris Williams, CTO, has 35 years of experience founding, managing and selling technology companies. He is experienced in evaluating technology product concepts and markets, putting together effective founding teams and sources of funding, and developing and bringing to market award‐winning products.
In 2006, Chris co‐founded Free Flow Power Corporation and served as its CTO through 2010. Free Flow Power is the largest developer of river hydrokinetic electric power projects in North America. Chris developed the technology development plan for a hydrokinetic turbine generator and filed patents on novel control systems for turbine generator arrays. He also led the group that uses computational fluid dynamics and statistical data analysis to select sites. In 1996, he co‐founded Waypoint Software Corporation. Waypoint was acquired by Open Market in February 1997 for $12.2M after four months in business.
Chris received his undergraduate degree from MIT.