|Columbia University - Columbia Business School, MBA||2000|
|Cornell University, BA||1993|
Based in New York, Chip leads our efforts in digital media focusing primarily on e-commerce, internet advertising, gaming, and a broad range of supporting technologies and services. Chip currently serves on the Board of Directors of NYC based Appnexus; iAmplify; Ideeli; LiveGamer; TRA Global; Vesta Retail Network; and Boston based WHERE. He also serves as an observer to the board of directors of portfolio company, Wireless China.
Chip joined Kodiak from Draper Fisher Jurvetson Gotham. At DFJ Gotham Chip led investments and served on the boards of ContextWeb; Ingenio (acquired by AT&T); Massive Inc. (acquired by Microsoft); NanoOpto; Pantero (acquired by Progress Software); Practical Engineering; Q-Link Technologies (acquired by Adobe Systems); and Quantiva (acquired by NetScout Systems). Chip was also a personal seed investor in FreeMarkets Inc., which made its IPO in December 1999 and peaked at $12B market cap.
Before moving to the Venture side, Chip was an early employee at Interactive Imaginations where he started the Commonwealth Network (launched in Q1, 1996), one of the Internet’s first advertising networks, building it from a concept to top 10 media property with 10,000 sites. Interactive Imaginations eventually became 24/7 Media and went public in 1998. Chip also worked at N2k and was responsible for strategic distribution partnerships for the leading music e-tailer.