Person Overview

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Primary:
Founder & Managing Partner at White Star Capital
Past:
Product Manager at MicroStrategy, Global Marketing Manager - Smartphone at Microsoft, See All (4)
Education:
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Duke University

Detailed Description

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Christian is the co-founder and Managing Partner of White Star Capital, an investor in early-stage companies. Christian has over 16 years of operating experience in technology companies, developing and scaling products and businesses internationally. Prior to co-founding White Star Capital, Christian worked at Facebook and led the international expansion of the company’s Business Development, Platform and Gaming Partnerships groups. He previously held leadership roles in the US and Europe at Google and Microsoft and started his career in technology at MicroStrategy, a start-up he joined prior to its 1999 IPO. Christian has worked closely with entrepreneurs and leading VCs and has been an active Angel investor and advisor. He serves on the Board of Advisors of Seedcamp and the Digital Task force for the EVCA.

Christian holds a degree in Economics from Duke University and an MBA from The Wharton School. Born in El Salvador and having grown up across Latin America, the US and Europe, he now resides in London with his wife and three children.

Experience (5)

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    White Star Capital

    Founder & Managing Partner
    Jul 10, 2013
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    Facebook

    Head of International Business Development
    Oct, 2009 - Nov 3, 2010
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    Google

    Head ofNew Markets
    Jun, 2006 - Sep, 2009
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    Microsoft

    Global Marketing Manager - Smartphone
    Aug, 2003 - Jun, 2006
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    MicroStrategy

    Product Manager
    Aug, 1997 - Aug, 2001

Advisory Roles (5)

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Investments (1)