Chris Boody


Chris Boody is the CTO of SVG Partners in Los Gatos, CA. Boody is a 20 year Mobile and
Software Services veteran. Chris started his Mobile career with McCaw Cellular communication, focused on the first Carrier deployment of Wireless Data in the mid 1990’s. 
In 1993, AT&T paid $12.6B to acquire McCaw Cellular. During his career with AT&T, Chris
managed Engineering and Architecture teams, partnered with Developers to enhance
mobile ecosystems, and ran a multi-billion dollar Consumer Messaging business. Chris
joined Intel as a VP/GM to lead the Network Products and Services group, where he
acquired and integrated two companies and ran a global team of over 600 employees. 
Boody joined SVG Partners as CTO in March, 2015. Chris is responsible for managing SVG’s
Technical Services, Innovation (LAB353) and Accelerator programs (THRIVE).

Boody serves on the Advisory Boards for technology start-ups and recently joined the
Chancellor’s Advisory Board for the University of Washington. He was recognized for his
strong leadership and mentoring of Irish technology company CEOs by receipt of the
Meitheal Award from Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowan.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Fresno and a Master of Management from the University of Washington.