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Primary Role
SVP Business Development, GM New Products @
Investments
1 Investment in 1 Company
Gender:
Male
Location:
Burlingame
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Chris is an investor, advisor and consultant to a myriad of primarily mobile based start-ups.

Previous work:

Zoomdata: McGill helped found and served as the Head of Strategy and Business Development at Zoomdata.

Mixx / Ubermedia: McGill founded and was CEO of Mixx.com, which launched in October 2007 and acquired by UberMedia in November 2010. McGill became the SVP of Corporate Development and Strategy at Ubermedia following the acquisition.

Ziff Davis: McGill served on the board as Ziff-Davis exited Bankruptcy and was later sold to Great Hill Partners.

USA TODAY: McGill was the VP of Strategy.

Yahoo: McGill was the General Manager of Yahoo News which, under his directions became the most visited news site on the planet.

Yahoo: McGill ran Business Development for News, Weather, Kids, Local, Living and more.

Clorox: McGill was a Brand Manager for the Pine-Sol and Formula 409 brands.

Bank Boston: McGill was and Assistant Vice President in the Media Lending Division

McGill holds an MBA from Duke University.

Jobs (5)

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SVP Business Development, GM New Products

Apr, 2015 - Current   (over 1 year)
Past
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Ended
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Company
Sep 18, 2012
Unknown
VP Strategy & BD
Oct 10, 2010
Apr 12, 2012
SVP Corporate Development
Mar 7, 2007
Oct 25, 2010
Founder / CEP
Jan 10, 2000
Sep 1, 2004
GM News and Information

Board & Advisor Roles (3)

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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Nov, 2012$1.1M / SeedPersonal Investment

Education (1)

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