Mr. Chris Farmer is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at SignalFire. He serves as Board Member at Jyve. He also is an Angel Investor. He also served as Advisor at Stuph. He focuses on investments in consumer Internet, software and mobile with particular emphasis on seed stage investments and working with Entrepreneurs-In-Residence to launch new businesses. Previously, he was a Partner with General Catalyst Partners, where he led the seed program and a Vice President with Bessemer Venture Partners where he led investments in digital media & mobile companies. Prior to BVP, he was a consultant with Bain & Co where he advised on large scale technology buyouts. Prior to Bain, he spearheaded the successful turnaround of Skybitz, a wireless enabled SaaS company, where he served as led Product Management, Finance & Business Development. Earlier in his career, he founded an investment advisory firm for angel investors & private equity funds and served as a Venture Advisor to an early stage venture capital fund where he led investments in SkyBitz and Applied Semantics (acquired by Google). He started his career on Wall Street in the private equity group of Cowen & Company. He received a BA in International Relations & Business from Tufts University & the Fletcher School of Diplomacy. He also serves as Advisory Board Member at FreeFlow.