VCIC Global Champion 2006
University of Washington Foster School of Business
Before co-founding Fuel Capital, Chris built and led the seed program at Ignition Partners, an early stage venture firm outside of Seattle. He is on the board of WePay and led the investments in Parse (acquired by Facebook) and Dailybooth (acquired by Airbnb). Previously, Chris built national ad campaigns inside of agencies, design firms, and companies. He helped big brands such as Lexus and New Balance expand their leadership position and helped smaller brands identify true product differentiation.