Chris Gaughan

General Partner

Chris is a General Partner of Sinewave Ventures. He began his career in the capital markets groups at Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers in the 1990s. After Lehman Brothers, Chris was the co-founder and President of global macro hedge fund Big Sky Capital (’99-’06), founder and CEO of specialty finance company Condesa Financiera, and co-founder and President of structured credit hedge fund Illumination Asset Management. Chris was also a principal at MatlinPatterson Asset Management, a hedge fund and private equity firm with peak assets under management of over $9 billion.

Chris graduated from Yale University (B.A., Economics & Political Science) and is a CFA Charterholder.