Chris is an innovation and strategy executive with expertise in aviation, security, and futuretech. In his position as Principal Consultant, Chris assists clients in solving their most complex business challenges while balancing innovation with tangible solutions. Chris has held numerous aviation-related positions in the public and private sector including the creation and management of the Airport Innovation Accelerator at the American Association of1 Airport Executives (AAAE), where he worked across airports, airlines, government and industry innovators to deploy emerging solutions and cultivate the innovation community.
Prior to the Accelerator, Mr. Runde led the government and transportation vertical for a venture-based security software company and, as a Federal employee at TSA, lead numerous key initiatives including the Screening Gateway, ACIS (airport biometric credentialing), insider threat mitigation, and the first deployment of PreCheck as a core member of the Risk-based Security team.
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