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 Elizabeth Mahoney, Massachusetts High Technology Council Vice President of Policy & Government Affairs

Elizabeth Mahoney

Vice President of Policy & Government Affairs

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Elizabeth Mahoney is the High Tech Council’s Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs, responsible for the development and execution of the Council’s public policy agenda dedicated to advancing the solutions necessary to sustain Massachusetts’ leadership as a state with a strong and multi-faceted innovation economy and a highly skilled—and mobile—workforce.

Prior to joining the Council, Elizabeth worked in the Office of Governor Charlie Baker, as a Deputy Chief of Staff and the Policy Director, and then as Senior Advisor to the Governor. For eight years, Elizabeth managed the development and implementation of the Governor’s policy agenda, working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, including business groups and advocacy organizations. She helped to draft and pass major legislative initiatives and played a leadership role in the administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Elizabeth received a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Harvard College and resides in Arlington, Massachusetts. Click here to view Elizabeth’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 High Tech Council’s Director of Digital Communications. She is responsible for the development and implementation of the High Tech Council’s integrated communications strategies, including managing content for the website, social media platforms, and other digital channels, as well as overseeing the production and distribution of internal and external communication materials and marketing collateral. She also manages High Tech Council meetings and events, including the Annual Meeting, Board Meetings, and programming for the Women in Leadership Initiative, The School Series, and the High Tech Council’s flagship initiative, MassVision2050.

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.