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Chris Elles


Chris Elles is a Sergeant in the RNZIR(Reserve) who has developed and delivered innovation training packages for both the NZDF and ADF while also serving as a Phase Manager for the NZ Army Aumangea Assessment Programme. Chris is an entrepreneur, startup mentor, and angel investor. As an early stage employee, he was responsible for the physical launch beyond books for He is an alumnus of Stanford University Graduate School of Business and completed Hacking4Defense Educator Certification at Georgetown University.  Chris is cofounder and Chairperson of the No Duff Charitable Trust and Vice-Chairperson of the MIT Bootcamp Alumni Assocation. He can be found on Twitter @Innov8Point1

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