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Chris Albinson
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Chris is a co-founder and Managing Director of Panorama where he focuses primarily on mobile and internet technology investments. Chris helped grow four start ups most recently as Chief Strategy Officer for Digital Island (NASDAQ:ISLD; acquired by Cable & Wireless in 2001). Previously, Chris held corporate development roles at Newbridge Networks, Inc. where he led a $217 million corporate venture fund, which invested in 27 companies, including Juniper Networks (NASDAQ:JNPR), Cambrian Systems (acquired by Nortel), Abatis Systems (acquired by Redback Networks), Fastlane (acquired by Quest Software), BNI Systems (acquired by Nortel), and PixStream (acquired by Cisco Systems). Chris was also a General Partner at JPMorgan Partners, co-heading the technology venture capital practice where he led investments including Reflectivity (acquired by Texas Instruments), Greenfield Networks (acquired by Cisco), and Valere Power (acquired by Eltek).

Chris believes strongly in building community to support entrepreneurs, co-founding the C100, Marin Internet Entrepreneurs, and the Open Mobile Super Club. He is also an advisor to Founder Labs, Grow Labs, and Partners for Growth. Albinson has been a speaker, panelist, and judge at Web 2.0 Summit, Milken Global Conference, UC Berkeley Hass school, Canadian Venture Capital Conference, the GROW conference, Banff Venture Forum, Next Generation Networks, Red Herring Top 100, America’s Growth Capital Conference, and the Gilder’s Telecom conference.

Chris currently sits on the boards of Federated Media, Jiwire, Fixmo, Vyatta and Syncapse.