Christian Kanady is the founding partner of Echo, a leading investment firm. Whether investing in energy, life science, entertainment, or national security, Christian understands how to build cutting-edge companies by aligning untapped resources.

Under his leadership, Echo has accumulated a stake in over 6,500 wells across Oklahoma and Texas and is one of the largest private owners of oil and gas royalties in the world. Echo is also the lead investor in enterprises such as Zeno Technologies, Prairie Surf Media, and Wheeler Bio. His commercial real estate portfolio includes holdings across numerous U.S. cities. In all, Christian oversees more than $1.5 billion in assets under management.

A firm believer in giving back, Christian is an active philanthropist, forging long-term partnerships with nonprofits involved in community development, education, social services, youth athletics, and music and arts. His entrepreneurial spirit guides his vision to drive community growth and innovation.
Christian’s family is his most meaningful achievement, and he is a devoted husband to Kate and proud father to daughters Lily, Constantina, and Marie-Sistine.