Chris is a global telecom and internet services expert. As a venture partner, Chris works closely with the CEOs of Columbia’s portfolio companies to provide strategic and operational support advising on strategy, partnerships, go-to-market plans, high performance culture, and global spectrum policy. In addition, he leverages his extensive global network to bring talent into the portfolio. Prior to joining Columbia in 2023, Chris spent over 10 years at Meta/Facebook where he started or led connectivity-related programs within mobile partnerships, Internet.org, global spectrum policy, and infrastructure. He previously led teams at LightSquared, Sprint Nextel, OmniSky, Palm, KPMG and Accenture. Chris holds a BS in Business Administration from Marquette University and an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College.