Chris Jarvis is an applied mathematician, entrepreneurial strategist and founder of Giraffe University. As the founder of a financial firm Chris has helped thousands of successful professionals and advised multiple billionaire families. Since selling his firm, he enjoys helping others find unique paths to success. Chris has written fifteen books, including bestseller 6 Secrets to Leveraging Success: A Guide for Entrepreneurs, Family Offices and Their Trusted Advisors.
Chris has taught entrepreneurship at the University of Rhode Island, the Anderson School (UCLA), and at MIT’s Venture Café chapter. He proudly sits on the dean’s advisory council for the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and the boards of the National Coalition for Safe Schools and Angel City Sports. Chris recently partnered with his mentor Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Soul). As Vice President of the Canfield Training Group, Jarvis is bringing transformational solutions to entrepreneurs and innovative organizations. Jarvis earned an MBA in entrepreneurial studies and finance from The Anderson School at UCLA. He graduated from the Honors Program at the University of Rhode Island with a B.S. in applied mathematics. Chris grew up in Rhode Island and now lives in Southlake, Texas with his wife Heather and their three children.