Mr. Christoper Ryan
Texas & Puerto Rico Chair, Tiger 21
Chris is an experienced entrepreneur, rainmaker, investor, turn-around specialist and philanthropist. His career spans over 25 years of building, leading and growing both people and organizations. Chris started his first company while a freshman at the University of Texas at Austin at age 17. Subsequent to graduating, he spent a few years in telecommunications before founding multiple technology companies including Erapmus Network Services, Erapmus Desktop Management, Erapmus Integration and Erapmus Resources. These companies were combined and sold in the early 2000’s, just prior to the tech crash. Following the sale of his businesses, Chris spent multiple years in the private and public equity markets, working as an analyst, investor and turnaround specialist. He now runs the TIGER 21 markets in both Dallas and Austin, Texas.