UCL School of Management

Chris Howard

Adjunct Teaching Fellow


Chris is a prolific builder and founder of projects and businesses that aim to push boundaries in both entrepreneurship and the creative industries. Having tried and failed at half a dozen ‘traditional’ careers - including being a professional chef, a music producer, a ‘professional cyclist’ and even a spy - Chris cut his teeth in entrepreneurship at MIT by creating the world’s first crowd-sourced science novel with the goal of encouraging more young people into STEM, leading to the founding of the celebrated venture-backed company, Libboo.comAfter several high-profile start-ups, one agency, and a short tenure as the Head Teaching Fellow of Harvard University, Chris now resides in London as the Founding CEO of The Rattle - The world’s first seed-stage ecosystem for the music industry, as well as the Entrepreneur in Residence at Techstars, and visiting lecturer in Technology Entrepreneurship at University College London.Chris also acts as a regular speaker and coach to high-impact organisations and startups - simply because it’s awesome to share.