Our Team


Chris Hanson • Chief Operating Partner

Chris Hanson
Boston • Joined Battery in 2003

Chris joined Battery in 2003 and oversees the firm’s operational, financial, compliance and administrative functions.  Prior to joining Battery, Chris served as the Chief Financial Officer for public companies Saville Systems and Net Genesis until their acquisitions by ADC Telecommunications (now part of TE Connectivity, Ltd) and SPSS (now part of IBM), respectively.  Chris was also the CFO for private companies Watercove Networks and !hey Software, and previously served as the Treasurer of prior public company System Software Associates.  Early in his career, Chris was a tax professional with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) in Chicago.  Chris graduated from the University of Illinois with a BS in Accountancy, has an MS in Taxation from DePaul University, and is a Registered CPA.