Chris Watts is an innovative social entrepreneur with a passion for building partnerships and solving problems. Chris currently serves as the Executive Director of the National Fitness Foundation, the only congressionally chartered nonprofit with a focus on health & fitness.
Previously, Chris served as Managing Director of 4POINT4, a sportswear company with the vision that all athletes should play for a cause, and was instrumental in developing their innovative business model and executing partnerships with nonprofits across the country. Prior to 4POINT4, Chris led strategic partnerships for the President's Council in support of the First Lady’s Let's Move! initiative, managing numerous White House projects and directing cross-sector partnerships with hundreds of national stakeholders. Previously, Chris was an analyst at Kimley-Horn & Associates, a leading engineering consulting firm.
Chris teaches Applied Ethics in Sports at Georgetown University and has been recognized as a Forbes 30 Under 30, World Economic Forum Global Shaper and Aspen Institute Spotlight Health Scholar. A Pittsburgh native, Chris earned an engineering degree from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from George Washington University.