Chris Kurdziel is a technology investor and advisor based in NYC. He has spent the better part of his career operating in technology companies from startups to public companies.
As an investor, he has worked with corporate venture funds like Samsung NEXT Ventures and with institutional venture funds like Joyance Partners & SocialStarts to invest in emerging consumer technology and gaming companies.
As an operator, he has worked in a variety of product management roles in startups and bigco’s. Most recently, he was Director of Product Management at Vimeo, where he led the OTT team through a period of hyper growth after the startup he worked at (VHX) was acquired.
In his spare time, you can find him teaching students at Cornell Tech, playing a game of DOTA2 or on a city playground with his kids.