Chris joined Telstra Ventures in 2015 to lead its investments in China.
Chris brings more than 20 years of experience in direct investment and business development with on-the-ground investment practices in China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, India, Southeast Asia and the United States.
Most recently, Chris worked at Intel Capital Silicon Valley office and Beijing office, overseeing the investments in mobile internet, communications and enterprise software & services in China and Asia. Prior to that, he co-founded a venture fund based in Silicon Valley. Chris has a significant investment track record in Asia and the US including numerous major exits in acquisitions and IPOs. Earlier in his career, he managed business development activities in high-tech sector for Hewlett-Packard Asia Pacific.
Chris holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, and a MS in Control Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.