Chris is a Venture Professional at Northpond Ventures. Chris helps lead Northpond's origination, sourcing, diligence, execution and monitoring efforts. Prior to joining Northpond Ventures, Chris was a consultant at Health Advances in San Francisco, where he led due diligence and commercial growth strategies for investors and companies in the healthcare and the life sciences sectors. His previous work experience also includes time at the National Institutes of Health and Exponent. Chris earned a bachelors of science degree in physics from Georgetown University and a PhD in electrical engineering from Arizona State University.