Aug 28, 2020
A native of Austin, Leigh Christie has seen the city change from a sleepy college town to a high tech boomtown.
Today, she serves as senior vice president of global technology and innovation at the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce.
She's also a lawyer who previously served as executive director of the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Central Texas and served as director of Lemonade Day Austin, which is geared to getting youth involved in entrepreneurship.
In this episode, Christie talks about the 2020 A-List Austin Awards, which has broadened its scope this year to include more entrepreneurs than ever. She also talks about how the Pandemic has affected entrepreneurship in Austin and how businesses are coping with the dramatic changes.