Chris is an experienced executive, investor, engineer, and scientist in technology and private investment. He was most recently managing director of the Invention Science Fund (ISF), following eight years as managing director of the Invention Development Fund with early investments in metamaterials startups, Evolv Technology (NASDAQ: NHIC), Echodyne, Pivotal Commware and Mangata Networks. Previously an executive at Microsoft he managed Microsoft’s business applications and platform strategies. He held several positions at Microsoft, including director of data center operations and engineering, and director of engineering for MSN. Chris was also a Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories and earned a PhD in Physics from Yale University.
Chris is a longtime competitive motorsports enthusiast and high-speed car builder. He is a regular fixture racing laps at major U.S. raceway circuit tracks.