Our Team

Chris Chang

Senior Manager of Portfolio Growth

“At Elemental, we are creating the conditions for portfolio success. Our work now is to facilitate the right interactions to accelerate outcomes that matter.”

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Chris leads the Strategy Track, and new related program offerings, supporting diverse and impactful Pre-Seed to Series-A stage startups. He drives the moving parts of operations with the Elemental team, consultants, clients, partners and cohort, supporting the commercial growth of the portfolio and the delivery of a world-class accelerator program.

Prior to Elemental Excelerator

Chris developed startup communities, accelerator programming and pilot products over 7 years with global accelerator company, Techstars. His project work supported accelerator expansion to Australia and managing pilot initiatives with large corporate partners, including Target Corporation, Metro AG and the US Department of Defense.

Chris holds a BS In Business Administration and a master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Management from the University of San Francisco.

Outside of the office

You can find Chris in the ocean or training for competition (whatever the sport may be!). He also enjoys experimenting in the kitchen and daydreaming of far-off surfing destinations.