Chris Picardo

Partner, Madrona Venture Group

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Seattle

Stream: Health

Chris joined Madrona in 2017. As part of the investment team, Chris is focused on identifying and evaluating new investment opportunities working closely with existing companies. Chris is particularly interested in and helps lead Madrona’s investments in consumer technology, marketplaces and in companies innovating around the intersection of life and computer science.

Prior to joining Madrona, Chris led finance, business intelligence, and strategy for Rockets of Awesome, a kids’ clothing subscription box company focused on personalization at scale. At Rockets, Chris led several rounds of fundraising and helped oversee significant growth in the first 18 months of operations. Chris was also on the investment team at Invus where he focused on consumer deals and supporting the earliest stage portfolio companies.

Chris started his career in Seattle as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. At McKinsey, Chris worked on engagements across industries and functions but focused largely on digital user experience and customer journeys, enterprise software strategy and long term planning, and consumer product cost and design.