Chris Franz exemplifies success in the technology industry. He worked as an executive at several technology companies before becoming chief operating officer at Intelligent Payload Solutions Inc.
This is his fourth start-up company.
Franz attended college at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering.
He earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford Univer-sity.
He has developed robots for both DARPA Grand Challenge Races, and is recognized as a mentor for entrepreneurs and engineers.
Playing his part in the community, Franz is vice president of High Forest Ranch Board, a volunteer firefighter and also participates in several Colorado Springs entrepreneur groups.