Chris is a Co-Founder at Boxed; an mobile commerce startup focusing on delivering wholesale goods at wholesale prices for smartphones and tablets, as well as a co-founder and managing partner at Blackgate Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in leading-edge, early-stage technology and mobile companies.
Prior to forming Boxed and Blackgate Ventures, Chris was Director of Game Design at social gaming giant Zynga and former Co-Founder at Astro Ape SGS (which was subsequently acquired by Zynga). Before pursing his entrepreneurial passions, he worked at a number of Fortune 500 companies in a variety of roles, but most recently at Goldman Sachs, before leaving to pursuing social gaming. Since he never sleeps, he has also pursued side businesses ranging from Korean fashion imports, eBay stores, print-on-demand apparel and web design services; all while maintaining his day job.
Chris earned his Bachelor's of Economics from The Johns Hopkins University. Currently in semi-retirement, his main interest is financing companies that may one day grant him immortality.