Christopher E. Girgenti

Managing Partner at The Pritzker Group (Venture Capital)

Christopher E. Girgenti

Christopher E. Girgenti

Managing Partner at The Pritzker Group (Venture Capital)

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The Pritzker Group (Venture Capital)
InterOptic

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1046

Number of Boards

20

Birthday

1964

Age

56

Number of Awards

2

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Investor at SPOTHERO, INC.

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Governor at Illinois Office of the Governor, J.B. Pritzker

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Investor at The Honest Co., Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Advantage Optics, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Appian Capital Management, Inc.

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Founder & General Partner at Boulder Ventures Ltd.

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Gogo, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Pritzker Group Asset Management

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President & Chief Executive Officer at InterOptic

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Former Venture Partner at The Pritzker Group (Venture Capital)

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Christopher E. Girgenti
Managing Partner at The Pritzker Group (Venture Capital)
Education
B.S. in Applied Mathematics-Economics
Memberships
Co-President, Class of '85
Current

All Brown alumni are automatically lifelong members of the Brown Alumni Association (BAA), which seeks to unite alumni efforts in support of Brown by nurturing each alumna and alumnus’s relationships with the University and with other alumni.

Career History
Managing Partner
1996 - Current

Pritzker Group Venture Capital's multi-stage approach enables them to further a company's growth throughout its lifecycle, from seed to late-stage growth. While the firm has invested as much as $50 million into a company, their initial target investment is typically in the $3 million to $7 million range. They invest in companies across the information technology spectrum, preferring companies targeting large markets with capital efficient business models. The Pritzker Group has five core areas of focus: The Commerce Mosaic, Transformation of Enterprise Applications, Digital Media Technologies, Interactive Health and The Interconnected World.

Managing Partner Pritzker Group Venture Capital
Current

IO executives have over 200 years of combined optical component and communications network experience with the industry’s most advanced large-scale Government, Communications, Enterprise, and Education IT networks. They helped spec and design the early optical connections used internal and external to some of the highest capacity switching and transport equipment serving the world’s largest networks today. InterOptic brings industry-leading technology experience with all levels of optical network capabilities driving high fan-out 40Gb and 100Gb applications for hubbing and backbone deployments. Their executives understand your network performance and value requirements because they have been there.

Vice President
Prior - 2004

ABN AMRO Private Equity invests in leading companies in emerging market segments and markets undergoing dramatic change. Their business-to-business strategy focuses on technology-enabled service companies, e-commerce, the Internet and traditional service companies. In the communications and information technology industries, the firm is primarily interested in companies that can be classified as technology enablers or have an infrastructure orientation. This includes telecommunications equipment and services, Internet infrastructure, enterprise software and communications software. Within the healthcare services sector, ABN AMRO Private Equity seeks investments in traditional and e-health services companies. This includes connectivity and infrastructure-oriented investments, as well as growing product and service healthcare companies. The firm typically funds companies with strong management teams and domain expertise. Most of their portfolio companies use funding to expand senior management, increase sales and marketing and enhance their product or service. ABN AMRO invests exclusively in privately-held companies located in North America.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
1997 - 2007
Investments
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Upserve, Inc. engages in the provision of an online platform of payment networks for consumers and businesses. Its platform connects social and payment networks facilitating consumers to recommend purchase experiences, and discover new places and products through friends. The firm offers their products to restaurant, bar, liquor, retail, and e-commerce sectors. The company was founded by Angus M. Davis on 2009 and is headquartered in Providence, RI.

Awards & Honors
2014
Crain's Chicago Business Magazine - Tech 50
CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)
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