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Chris Frangione

Vice President of Prize Development, XPRIZE Foundation

Christopher Frangione is the Vice President of Prize Development at XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and managing large incentivized prize competitions that motivate and inspire brilliant innovators from all disciplines to leverage their intellectual and financial capital for the benefit of humanity. Frangione works at the intersection of audaciousness and achievability to ensure XPRIZE maximizes its positive impact. In this role, Frangione works with all departments of XPRIZE, prize sponsors, and other prize stakeholders to develop prize strategy. Frangione also runs XPRIZE’s government relations initiative. He speaks often on exponential technologies and the incentivized prize model, and has testified in front of both the House and the Senate.

Prior to joining XPRIZE, Frangione ran the market assessment practice at a boutique management consulting firm where he consulted to CEOs of major engineering companies on all issues related to internal and external strategy. Frangione has leadership experience across all sectors of the energy industry, including serving as Manager of Operations and Business Development at Green Mountain Energy Company. In that role, he managed a regional market and defined new business opportunities, policies, and strategies for the retail renewable energy company.  Frangione consistently seeks out entrepreneurial opportunities.

Frangione received his Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Policy from Colby College and Master of Business Administration and Master of Environmental Management from Duke University.