Kristian Andersen is a Co-Founder & Partner at High Alpha, a Venture Studio that conceives, launches and scales technology companies. Prior to High Alpha, Kristian founded Studio Science, a leading design and innovation consultancy that he sold in 2019 to an investment group. Kristian is an active angel investor and previously co-founded Gravity Ventures, a seed-stage venture fund, and a number of software companies, including Octiv, Lessonly, Visible, and Pathagility. In addition to serving on several corporate boards, Kristian is actively involved in a number of philanthropic and nonprofit endeavors. Kristian has been married to his wife Brandi for 18 years, and together they have 6 children. He prioritizes his faith and family and is passionate about entrepreneurship, design, conservation and a variety of outdoor pursuits.