Dr. Christine Galib is the Senior Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Ion. In this role, she leads programming that supports Houston's startups and entrepreneurs, working with founders, investors, and corporations to drive impact at the Ion. Christine is a systems thinker, educational leader, innovation ecosystem builder, and founder with a non-linear, 15+ year career in helping others discover their creative strengths and develop their entrepreneurial and investor mindsets. Christine is also the author of Parables from the Pandemic: Holding onto Hope in a Hurting World and The Knights of the Dagger series (Etched in Stone, Book I, and Eternae, Book II).
The Ion is Houston’s HQ for innovation and brings Houston’s entrepreneurial, corporate, and academic communities into collaborative spaces and programs where ideas go to grow. Located at 4201 Main St. in the heart of Ion District, the Ion building is the namesake centerpiece of Houston’s innovation corridor, anchoring a district-wide vision to advance and sustain Houston’s economic resilience—and deliver a better quality of life for each other.