Chris has been a founding partner of Charge Ventures, an early stage VC in New York City since 2015. He has evaluated hundreds of companies in his professional career and also invested in startups from various sectors such as marketplaces, VR, AI, messaging, healthcare, and logistics, among others in the US. Besides being a tech investor, Chris has also been an entrepreneur in different areas as well as an investment manager in an EMEA focused PE house. He is passionate about products and services that disrupt not only the way people live, but also the way people think and feel. The world is changing fast and we can all choose whether to watch that new reality unfold, or be part of it. His love for nature and focus on community building has led him to a number of volunteer projects, mainly in Zambia and South Africa. He holds an MBA with concentration in E-business from the University of San Francisco, where he’s currently an alumni mentor.