Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2008, Chris worked at American Securities Capital Partners, where he evaluated and executed private equity transactions in a variety of industries including energy, defense, and industrial technology. Chris previously worked as a strategy consultant in the Atlanta, Sao Paulo, and Sydney offices of Bain & Company. He has also worked for a venture capital firm in Bangalore and a technology startup in Shanghai.
Chris currently serves on the board of directors of Aesynt, Quantros, and Therapeutic Research Center. He formerly served on the board of directors of NexTraq (acquired by Fleetcor), QuadraMed (acquired by Nuance and Constellation Software), and was also involved with FP’s investments in Mincom (acquired by ABB), and Hypercom (acquired by Verifone).