Partner & Head of Business Development
About Chris Leong
Chris Leong first joined Argentum’s investment team in 1999 & returned in 2008 after spending several years in executive positions at growth stage ventures. With over 21 years of growth equity & operational experience, he leads Argentum’s business development effort & originates new investments & portfolio company acquisitions / strategic opportunities. Chris directly originated & helped execute Argentum’s investments in Flightdocs, LAUNCH, empowerMX, Fleetworthy, & BuyerQuest, & serves as a Director or Observer on the boards of several portfolio companies.
During his hiatus from Argentum, Chris served as a VP & member of the executive team at Sirit, a Texas Instruments spinoff & leading developer of RFID & NFC technology, where he led business/corporate development & originated & closed several significant customers/partnerships including NXP, Microsoft, BenQ, Kyocera & Intel.
Chris began his career as an analyst with Lehman Brothers’ private equity fund & is a graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.