Primary Role
CEO / Founder at Offerboard
University of Virginia School of Law
September 3, 1974

Person Details


Chris Tyrrell has over 15 years of experience in entrepreneurship, financial law, technology and capital markets, having managed and founded two private technology companies and been involved in over $20 billion of financing transactions. As an attorney, he specialized in asset-based finance at the Wall Street law firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. Before becoming CEO of OfferBoard, Chris served as manager of Nehemiah Investments, a venture-focused family office in Princeton, New Jersey.

Chris is a global advocate for crowdfunding. He is chairman of CrowdFund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA), the leading advocacy organization for securities crowdfunding industry participants in the U.S. He is a non-executive board member of the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB), the oldest and largest online small equities platform in the world. He was a delegate to the Third Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

Chris is a graduate of the University of Texas and the University of Virginia School of Law. He and his wife Susanne have eight children.

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