Chris is the Founder and Principal of BAJ Capital, a private equity company founded in 1997 and based in Seattle. Chris has over 20 years of experience in the private investment sector, investing his personal funds and those of his partners in projects that cross multiple disciplines (such as gaming, aquaculture, organic grocery, data analytics, real estate, agriculture, cinema, and venture funds). Chris has extensive experience managing or participating in the initial operations or investment raise of several startup businesses. Chris is a member of several corporate and civic boards, including FlyPaper Inc., SEE-Film Bremerton Cinema 10, Sweet Spring Salmon Inc, The Rainier Club, the Murrow College of Communications at Washington State University, and the World Affairs Council. Chris is a native of Bellingham and a graduate of Washington State University.