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Thomas Chance

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-05-20

Duration: 00:09:50

Subjects: Chance, Thomas | Business | Technology


  • Denison, John Host
  • Chance, Joretta Interviewee
  • Chance, Jim Interviewee
  • Chance, Lisa Interviewee
  • Anderson, Brian Interviewee
  • Chance, Thomas Speaker


This segment from the 2018 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and speech by Thomas Chance accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Chance, a native of Lafayette, is a technology entrepreneur who helped create Starfix, the world’s first privately owned satellite-based navigation system. He is also the co-founder of C & C Technologies, a global offshore surveying and mapping company, and ASV Global, the largest unmanned boat company in the world. His profile includes interviews with: Joretta Chance, his mother; Jim Chance, his brother; Lisa Chance, his wife; and Brian Anderson, his colleague and friend. Host: John Denison