Chris holds approximately 25 years of venture capital and operational experience in early-stage growth companies, most recently with for DTSI (formerly T-Venture), Deutsche Telekom’s captive corporate venture capital subsidiary, where he sourced and completed numerous transactions in the technology sector in both the U.S. and Europe. Prior to this, Chris was responsible for the highly successful turnaround and divestiture of Central Europe Telecom Investment (CETI) LP assets. He was also previously associated with the Silicon Valley office of Patricof & Co (now APAX Partners) as well as the in-house LBO fund of Kidder, Peabody & Co. in New York. Prior positions also include CFO of Solvo Biotechnology Rt., a Hungarian biotech start-up and Hild Real Estate Investment, CEE’s first large-scale life annuity provider. Chris is a frequent juror in Germany and CEE in various start-up and seed camps.