Born in Chicago but raised in Tokyo, Christian holds an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering with Honors from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is currently pursuing an MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Christian concluded his Army career as a company commander overseeing the Camp Arifjan Network Enterprise Center in Kuwait after having served in various leadership positions around the globe. Christian is interested in the blend of business and engineering and enjoys fine dining, golf, and hiking during his off time.