Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering and in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Christina Chase is Managing Director and co-founder of the MIT Sports Lab which helps professional teams, global brands, the sports-tech industry & organizations tackle key questions at the nexus of sports and engineering. The lab brings together MIT professors and students to help partners advance the frontiers of sport.
Christina holds appointments as a Lecturer at MIT in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Prior to this, Christina was the first Entrepreneur in Residence at MIT through the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship where she helped hundreds of teams go from concept to company. She has been named one of the 25 Most Influential Women in the Boston Tech Community and one of the 15 People Shaping Boston’s Tech Scene. She is a Techstars mentor, served on the Board of the MIT Enterprise Forum, and is a judge and former Advisory Board member for the SXSW Accelerator Competition.
Christina has an entrepreneurial record of success in several industries, starting her first company when she was 18 years old. She has worked across enterprise hardware, healthcare IT, materials and coatings, and education technology