Christa Bleyleben is the Founder and Managing Partner of MassGlobal Partners LLC, an international strategy and tactical advisory firm, helping innovative companies to internationalize their businesses. Christa brings more than 25 years of experience in building global relationships, working in executive management roles in both the public and the private sectors. In her prior career, Christa was Executive Director of the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment (MOITI), and President of the Massachusetts International Trade Council, Inc. (MITCI). Previously, Christa was a Managing Director at Bank of America Securities LLC, with overall responsibility to manage the bank’s relationships with the world’s top 250 financial institutions.
Christa serves on the management team of BostonLanding.US and BostonDigital.us and is an advisor to "Global Emerging LLC," which offers market entry and finance platforms for American and European companies wishing to enter the Greater China markets. She is a coach and mentor to start-up companies and collaborates with MIT’s entrepreneurship training "eTeams" program. Christa holds an MBA from the Vienna University of Economics & Business and attended executive programs at Kellogg School of Management in Chicago & Tuck School of Business in Dartmouth, New Hampshire.