Chris Pacitti is a General Partner at Austin Ventures, which he joined in 1999. Chris focuses on software investing. He has worked with such AV portfolio companies as Bazaarvoice, Credant, FameCast, FiveRuns, ON Networks, Permeo Technologies, Pluck, Powered, Troux, Vovici and Worksoft. Previously, Chris was with TL Ventures, where he was a vice president. Prior to TL Ventures, Chris was a co-founder and chief operating officer of a technology start-up company that pioneered several industrial applications for a novel oxidizing chemistry.
Chris received his BA in economics from Johns Hopkins University. He is a member of the Microsoft Venture Capital Advisory Board and previously served on the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Central Texas board.