Chris Hollenbeck serves as Managing Director of Granite Ventures, LLC. He is also a Founding Member of Granite Ventures, LLC. Mr. Hollenbeck focuses his investments in software. He is interested in companies that capitalize on the current digital content explosion and next-generation software infrastructure technologies. Mr. Hollenbeck has been an Investment Manager at the Adobe Ventures Funds since July 1998 and has sponsored Adobe Ventures Funds investments in Digimarc and Vignette. From June 1996 to June 1998, he served as a Vice President in the venture capital department of Hambrecht & Quist LLC. From April 1991 to September 1995, Mr. Hollenbeck held various positions in the investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance divisions of Hambrecht & Quist LLC. He has been Independent Director of Convio, Inc. since March 2001.
He serves as a Director of Smule, inc., REWARDER INC., NetClerk Inc., Bunchball Inc., YottaMark, Inc., Covia Technologies, Inc., Oversight Systems, Inc., SonicMule, Inc., and Auditude, Inc. Mr. Hollenbeck has been a Director of ESPS, Inc. since July 1997, HireVue, Inc. since July 27, 2010 and Telltale, Inc. since June 12, 2007. He served as a Director of Avantgo, Inc. from May 1998 till its acquisition by Sybase, HAHT Commerce, Inc. since December 1997, Auditude, Inc., Convio, Inc., DecisionView, Inc., Movaris, Inc., Liquent, and Episodic, Inc. Mr. Hollenbeck holds a B.A. in American Studies from Stanford University.