Chris brings extensive global experience and network to his founder relationships. As a seasoned venture investor, he has a long track record of helping portfolio companies raise capital, build profitable businesses, expand markets, and generate strong returns.
He spent the first 19 years of his career at Goldman Sachs, where he was a Partner based in London, Frankfurt, and Moscow and led the European Financial Institutions investment banking group. He has co-launched two fund management platforms and led investor syndicates in multi-stage software ventures via CKA Capital.
Chris obtained a BSc in Physics from Brown and an MSc in Physics from Harvard. He serves on the President’s Leadership Council at Brown University. When not meeting founders on KRC’s Surry Hills roof terrace, he chases waves around the world.
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