Professional Staff

Meet the Massachusetts High Technology Council Team

Professional Staff Chris Anderson Massachusetts High Technology Council President

Christopher Anderson


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Chris joined the Council in 1984 and since 2001 has served as president, responsible to the Board of Directors for the successful development and implementation of public policy programs and initiatives in Massachusetts and in Washington, D.C. that help make Massachusetts the world’s most attractive place to create, operate, and expand technology businesses.

Chris is directly involved in resolving conflicts and advocating positions on a broad range of state and federal public policy, legislative and regulatory issues. Possessing a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and a J.D. from Suffolk University, School of Law, Chris is a member of the Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations. Click here to view Chris’ complete biography.

Professional Staff Matt Blackbourn Massachusetts High Technology Council Director of Policy and Research

Matt Blackbourn

Director of Policy and Research

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Matt is the Council’s Director of Policy and Research. His role is managing various public policy and research initiatives for the organization, including leading the development of competitiveness and talent development programs and tools and engagement with elected officials and various stakeholders to advance the Council’s policy agenda.

Matt received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy from Tulane University, where he graduated summa cum laude. Click here to view Matt’s complete biography.

Professional Staff Jenny Enfield Massachusetts High Technology Council Director of Digital Communications

Jenny Enfield

Director of Digital Communications

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Jenny Enfield is the Council’s first Director of Digital Communications. She leads all aspects of the Council’s communications with members and external audiences and manages the Council’s social media content and campaigns, as well as the website content and design. Jenny oversees the preparation and production of Council events and meetings, including the Council’s Annual Meeting, Board Meetings, and programs for the Diversity, Equity and Opportunity Initiatives; Black Representation and Equity (BRE), Women in Leadership (WIL), The School Series, and U.S. Tech Vets.

Originally from Weston, Massachusetts, Jenny holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Strategic Communications from Quinnipiac University, where she was a member of Lambda Pi Eta and graduated cum laude. Click here to view Jenny’s complete biography.

Leaders of Massachusetts’ Innovation Economy

Leaders of Massachusetts’ innovation economy have much to accomplish in the next few years.

The Council distinguishes itself by specializing in complex, multi-year public policy strategies in support of conditions that protect and enhance the resiliency and long-term strength of the Massachusetts economy.

To learn more, contact Chris Anderson.