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Chris McKay

Managing Director


Chris McKay

Chris joined Granite Ventures from Hambrecht & Quist, where he was an analyst in the firm’s Venture Capital department. Chris focuses on investments in infrastructure and application software, digital media and payments technology.

Chris serves on the Board of Directors for LucidWorks (open source enterprise search), Martini Media (affluent audience buying platform), Marqeta (pre-paid payments technology), Sendmail (e-mail infrastructure) and Symplified (cloud identity). He serves as a Board Observer at Anaplan (cloud-based business modeling).

Chris previously served as a Director of Arcot Systems (strong authentication as a service; acquired by CA Technologies for $206 M), Purisma (master data management, acquired by Dun & Bradstreet for $48 M) and was a Board Observer at Actional (acquired by Progress Software), Connected (remote backup solution; acquired by Iron Mountain for $117 M), Cardiff (electronic forms technology, acquired by Verity for $50 M) and Convio (CRM for non-profits; IPO, subsequently acquired by BLKB for $294 M).

Chris holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia.

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