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Christa Freeland

Background Overview

Christa Freeland has eight years of experience running a wide breadth and depth of business and marketing operations.

She has served as an Austin community leader and sponsor of local organizations such as Austin Young Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Austin Under 40. Recently, Christa was appointed to the committee for the City of Austin's Grant for Technology Opportunities Program.

She has shown strong intuition, ambition, and talent for communications early in her life, creating websites in 2003 and taking on leadership roles on the high school yearbook staff at age sixteen.

She has now worked in a variety of organizations including non-profit, lifestyle, agency, volunteer, and startups.

Executive Experience

Christa is a cofounder and CEO of Switch Cowork, a startup that converts under-utilized bars and restaurants into shared work spaces during the day.

Christa is also currently a member of the leadership team at Powershift Group, a startup studio led by lifetime entrepreneurs that found, fund, and build global technology companies.

She has worked with noted business leaders such as John Battelle, Karen Hughes and Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Christa has also collaborated on new business development projects with top executives from EY, Alibaba Group, Sands Corporation, and Andreessen Horowitz.


Christa has spoken at The University of Texas at Austin, Texas State University, World Entrepreneur of the Year, local organization events, and has national and local features in Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post, CIO, WeWork Blog, Eater Austin, Community Impact, Built in Austin, and more.