Chris Palmisano is Founding Chief Operating Officer and Chief Revenue Officer at Rocket Dollar, a fintech startup helping Americans with their retirement. Prior, he held leadership roles in sales, marketing, business development, and operations at several companies in Austin including SolarWinds and Google. Along the way, he has founded or co-founded several small and family owned businesses. He is an adjunct professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at St. Edward’s University, a mentor at Capital Factory and Founder Institute, a guest lecturer, an angel investor, Founding Venture Partner at NextGen Venture Partners, and an advisor to several startups. He is also a Social Venture Partner and a member of the Board of Directors at Mission Capital, a capacity building nonprofit in Central Texas. Chris is a former US Marine Corps officer and is an Iraq War veteran. He holds an MBA in Finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, an MS in Information Systems from Boston University, and a BS in Management Information Systems from Rochester Institute of Technology.