Chris Stepanian

Chris Stepanian

Founder and President – Materiance LLC

Results-oriented executive who energizes customers and builds high quality teams. Brings ideas to market by focusing technology on real-world applications. Innovative, strategic thinker who excels at solving complex, multi-stakeholder problems. Expert in advanced materials and greentech with a record of accomplishment in management, operations, R&D, and finance within the healthcare, petrochemical, aerospace, defense, and automotive industries. Integrates theory and information to create operational excellence. Has directly raised over $70 million in support of his businesses, supported the raising of multiples of that, and enabled commercial relationships with much larger partners. Demonstrated ability to learn, adapt, and achieve.

Specialties: Business: Management, sales, marketing, finance, operations, early stage growth, business strategy, technology strategy, technology development, research and development, financial modeling, medical device industry, technology commercialization.

Technology: healthcare, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, disposable, composites, greentech, cleantech, wind power, carbon sequestration, nanotechnology, aerogels, composite design, FEA, quality, design of experiments (DOE), ISO 9000, failure mode effects analysis (FMEA), manufacturing plant efficiency improvement, plant simulation design, and remote sensing.