|Yale University, BA||1990|
|Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA|
Chris DeVore has been an investor, operator and executive at both public and private companies. Prior to Founders Co-op, Chris co-founded of Judy’s Book and served as the company’s COO and member of the board of directors. Previously Chris was a Vice President at Sapient Corporation (NASDAQ: SAPE), where he built and led the company’s strategy consulting practice and was also a core member of the M&A and corporate venturing teams. Chris arrived at Sapient via the 1999 acquisition of Adjacency, an e-Commerce consultancy he and his partners bootstrapped into a profitable, 50-person, $15MM revenues firm serving clients like Apple, Nordstrom, Virgin, Land Rover and Steelcase. Prior to Adjacency, Chris served as Patagonia’s Director of eCommerce, building that outdoor retailer’s first online retail presence, and also led and managed six of the company’s product lines. Pre-Internet, Chris held senior product management and strategic planning roles at McCaw Cellular (acquired by AT&T) and at AT&T (NYSE: T).
Chris is currently an investor and board / advisory board member for: Appature, AppStoreHQ, Bonanzle, Colligent, Cooler Planet, Frugal Mechanic, Nearlyweds!, LookStat and Urban Airship.
Chris DeVore at TechCrunch Seattle MeetupAdded: 7/23/13