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A native of Cincinnati, Chris built his career investing in emerging technology and healthcare companies. Prior to co-founding Drive Capital, Chris was at Sequoia Capital for six years where he led and managed the firm's growth investing practice. His investments include LitePoint (Teradyne), Klarna, Weebly, Electronic Arts (EA - NASDAQ), GSI Commerce (EBay) and eMeter (Siemens). Before Sequoia, Chris was an investor with Technology Crossover Ventures. Chris briefly dropped out of Yale to compete on the professional squash circuit, where he quickly learned he was better suited to work with entrepreneurs.
When he's not racing (and sometimes crashing) off-road trucks, Mark is a co-founder and partner at Drive Capital. Before Drive Capital, Mark was the Interim Chief Investment Officer and President of JobsOhio, a private, nonprofit corporation leading Ohio’s job-creation efforts. Prior to JobsOhio, Mark was a partner at Sequoia Capital for 12 years, where he led investments in Linkedin (LKND - NYSE), MarkLogic, Cast Iron (IBM), and FunnyOrDie.com. Prior to Sequoia, Mark was the Chairman and CEO of CKS Group (CKSG - NASDAQ) and a founding member of Apple France. Mark has a BA from the University of California, Berkeley.