Chris joined Telstra Ventures in 2015 to lead its investments in China, also played a key role during the spin-off from Telstra in 2018. Chris brings more than 20 years of experience in direct investment and business development with on-the-ground investment practices in China, East Asia, Southeast Asia, India, 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 started his venture capital career by co-founding a venture fund based in Silicon Valley. Chris has a significant investment track record in Asia and the US including various successful exits in acquisitions and IPOs in different markets. Earlier in the career, he managed the business development activities as the top performer five years in a row 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.