Venture Team
Chris Kelley
Principal
Chris Kelley is a principal at DFJ. He is focused on investments in disruptive technologies and data platforms, and maintains deep networks in the Bay Area and Seattle. Most recently, Chris was CEO of Versive, a leading enterprise machine learning platform. Chris also co-founded Catenus Science, an organization dedicated to identifying and mentoring top-flight data science talent for high-growth companies. Prior to Versive, Chris was an investor at Formation 8, and earlier developed products at Palantir Technologies, Skybox Imaging (Google), and Authentic8. He began his career as an aerospace engineer working on unmanned systems.

Chris earned his BS in aerospace engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.