Chris is a determined company builder, who works tirelessly with founders, management teams, and the boards of Fontinalis portfolio companies to make them successful. He has been rolling up his sleeves since the very beginning, co-founding Fontinalis over a decade ago. Chris believes first in extraordinary people and second in big ideas, bringing the best of both together throughout his career.
Chris has broad interests and has worked with the boards of companies in weather tech, microlocation, advanced materials, cargo software, industrial drones, industrial robotics, metal additive manufacturing, location based social networks, telematics, autonomous vehicles, and mobile payments. Chris currently serves on the Board of Directors of ClimaCell, Humatics, Nano-C, SmartKargo, and Verity Studios and serves as a Board Observer for Vecna Robotics and VulcanForms. Previously, Chris served as a Director of Life360 (IPO in May of 2019) and Synovia Solutions (acquired by CalAmp in April 2019). Chris also served as a Board Observer of nuTonomy (acquired by Delphi/Aptiv in November 2017) and Parkmobile (acquired by BMW Group in January 2018).
Prior to Fontinalis, Chris worked for LaunchCapital, an early stage venture capital firm, where he evaluated and executed early-stage principal investments. Previously, Chris worked at Highbridge Principal Strategies (now known as “HPS”), a multi-billion-dollar private equity and mezzanine investment business. Prior to business school, Chris worked at UBS in New York.
Chris earned his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Yale School of Management and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University. Chris works in Boston and is a happy father of three. He loves outdoor activities and the mountains and the societal benefits of the Fontinalis investment strategy.