Christopher Aw is on the board of directors at Operation Snow Leopard and an operating adviser with Monk’s Hill Ventures, a Series A focused venture capital firm, a member of the selection committee for the German Accelerator in South East Asia as well as a mentor at Chinaccelerator in Shanghai and the MOX accelerator in Taipei. He independently advises multiple startups in varying sectors of technology and business.
He is the founder of two3six, a technology focused consultancy specializing in cybersecurity, analytics, and big data challenges. Additionally, he volunteers with both CRIB, a SE Asia nonprofit aimed at supporting female entrepreneurs build, fund, and scale their businesses, and the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards that focus on startups that deliver social and environmental impact.
Chris served in the US Air Force and worked across IT and intelligence disciplines globally as a communications officer and systems engineer. He served in operational, staff, and research and development organizations. While at a DC think tank, he supported the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence in a $20B per year fund evaluating technology investments in a broad array of disciplines.
Chris also evaluated international expansion options for a US software firm evaluating growth options post venture capital funding. Upon board decision, he helped lead the expansion in SE Asia as part of the initial team building business from the ground up.
Chris graduated from the University of Washington with a business degree in Information Systems, Bowie State University with a Master of Science in Information Systems, as well as the University of Maryland with an MBA.