Christopher Galvin

Christopher Galvin

Co-Founder & Chairman

Christopher Galvin is Chairman, CEO, and/or Co-Founder of Harrison Street Capital, LLC; Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC; Harrison Street Securities LLC; and Gore Creek Asset Management LLC. Additional roles are serving as either Chairman or Board Member of UniqueSoft LLC, VelociData, evolve24, MCR-Aerodyne Inc.

His current outside activities include: Trustee and member of the Executive Committee of Northwestern University’s Board of Trustees; Executive Committee and member of Dean’s Advisory Board of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern;  American Enterprise Institute Board; Legion D’Honneur; Advisory Board of Tsinghua University School of Management and  Economics (Beijing); the American Society of Corporate Executives; the Board of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy of the US Department of State (ACIEP).

His former roles have been: Chairman and CEO of Motorola Inc.; Chairman of NAVTEQ Inc.; Chairman of Cleversafe Inc.; Chairman of the U.S.-China Business Council; member of the Bechtel Corporation's Board of Counselors; board member of NanoMech Inc., member of Business Council (U.S.);  director of the Rand Corporation; member of the U.S. Department of Defense Manufacturing  Board; member of the U.S. Department of Defense Science Board; advisor to the City of Tianjin, China; advisor to the CEO of Hong Kong;  Chair of the Rhodes Scholars selection committee for Illinois-Michigan.

Mr. Galvin's departure from Motorola Inc. was most recently chronicled in Harvard Business School Professor, Ram Charam's book, Boards That Lead, published 2014.