Christopher Bishko

Christopher Bishko
Director, Investments, Omidyar Network

Chris’s expertise spans a variety of subsectors within the technology and financial services industries. At Omidyar Network, Chris brings his diverse experience to his role in making investments across the Media, Markets & Transparency initiative, particularly within the Consumer Internet & Mobile investment area. Chris has worked on numerous investments during his tenure and currently oversees a portfolio that includes Quikr, Wikimedia Foundation, and Goodmail.

Before joining Omidyar Network, Chris was an Executive Director with JPMorgan Chase & Co., where he began his career in 1992. During his 16 years in investment banking, Chris held a variety of positions across technology, client coverage, equity capital markets, and proprietary investing. As a private equity investment professional, Chris was a member of a team responsible for more than $450 million of investments. Chris received a BS from Duke University, where he graduated magna cum laude and majored in biomedical engineering and English literature.


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Moderated by:
Todor Tashev (Omidyar Network)
Ryan McIntyre (Foundry Group), Christopher Bishko (Omidyar Network), Dave McClure (500 Hats), Geoff Yang (Redpoint Ventures)
The Innovators Luncheon is an opportunity for early stage creative startups to present their elevator pitch to a panel of established and respected Venture Capitalists, and a gathering of industry decision makers that is comprised of Web 2.0 Summit attendees. Read more.
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  • Bing
  • BlackBerry by Research In Motion
  • Dell
  • Yahoo!
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Canaan Partners
  • iStockphoto
  • Ixaris
  • Meebo
  • Quova
  • TokBox
  • Unity Medical
  • Visa
  • .CO
  • Aperture
  • Omidyar Network
  • SendGrid
  • TriNet HR Corporation
  • Wyse Technology
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