Chris founded his first company at the age of 16, followed by a undergraduate & graduate business education in the US. He returned to India to found one of India’s earliest ecommerce companies in the year 2000, that was funded by some very well known names in the private equity world. Subsequently he built what was arguably India’s largest Technology Enabled Marketing Services group, leading three overseas acquisition & multiple rounds of private equity funding & a team of over 360 employees across 5 offices on 3 continents. Since then he has been an active angel investor & supporter of early stage companies, in India & abroad. Chris' business interests today span, Technology, Real Estate, Sports & Finance and spends most of his time with the Singapore based Internet Incubator, IdeaWaveLabs. He is passionate about the internet & its possibilities, & is a frequent speaker & writer on the Digital Marketing, eCommerce & Internet industries in India. Music, Movies, Motorcycles & Martial Arts are his other passions. Chris lives between Almaty, Singapore and Mumbai.