Session Information

Monday, May 16th, 12:00–12:40pm

TRACK 1: Disruptive Startups and Pioneering Brands

Session B: On-Demand Professional Services

Chris Protasewich
Chris is a Principal at Highland Capital, focused on identifying, evaluating and executing early stage technology investments in the areas of next-gen commerce, marketplaces, vertically-integrated brands and software. He supports the firm’s interests in number of companies, including Freshly, RapidSOS, HourlyNerd, Handy, OpenSky, Xometry and others. Chris enjoys working closely with amazing entrepreneurs and advising in the areas of growth, capital raising, and exit planning.

Prior to joining Highland, Chris was an Associate at North Bridge Growth Equity, where he provided growth equity capital to rapidly growing technology companies. He began his career at UBS where he was an Associate in the Graduate Training Program, a 2-year cross functional leadership program.

Chris earned a B.S. in Finance from Boston College, where he was a member of the #1 ranked, National Champion, Varsity Sailing Team.