Chris is the Founder and CEO of Grove and an Entrepreneur in Residence at GV. Previously, he was a Partner at the firm and focused on seed and early stage investments. Prior to that, he co-founded Milk, a mobile app company acquired by Google, and ran business development at SimpleGeo. He is the founder of LaidOffCamp, a movement to help the unemployed learn new skills for the evolving job market. Chris began his career as an investment banker in NYC for Allen & Company, and later served as a management consultant at Monitor Group. He graduated from Colorado State University and currently lives in San Francisco.