Mr. Christopher Pacitti is a Co-Founder and serves as Partner at Elsewhere Partners. He is also a Board Observer at Tasktop. He was also a Board Member at Edgecase. He was also a Board Member at Virtual Bridges and Vyze. Chris has 22 years of experience as an investor and passionate mentor to software entrepreneurs. He founded Elsewhere Partners after identifying a tremendous unmet opportunity to invest and scale software companies that don't fit the traditional VC model. He serves as General Partner at Austin Ventures, where he co-led technology investing for 16 years. Prior to joining Austin Ventures, Chris started his venture career in 1995 with TL Ventures, where he was a vice president focusing on early-stage technology investing. Prior to TL Ventures, Chris was co-founder and COO of a technology start-up company that pioneered several industrial applications for novel oxidizing chemistry. Chris received his BA in Economics from Johns Hopkins University.