Christopher Steed

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Christopher (Chris) Steed is the Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director at Paladin Capital Group. Chris joined Paladin in 2008, and he currently leads the development and implementation of the Firm’s multi-stage, dual-use investment strategy focused on best-of-breed companies with products, services, and technologies that meet the challenging cyber security and digital infrastructure resilience needs for organizations around the world. Working with stakeholders across commercial and government sectors, Chris also manages Paladin’s global deal sourcing, deal execution, and portfolio company management operations, and he has provided primary oversight for numerous Paladin portfolio companies, including Bugcrowd, Digital Shadows, Elliptic, Endgame, Nexidia, Nisos, Panaseer, PhishMe, QuantaLife, Rangeforce, and Ursa Space Systems.

Prior to joining Paladin, Mr. Steed worked in Merrill Lynch’s Private Banking and Investment Group (PBIG), the ultra-high-net-worth division of its Private Client Group, and he is also a member of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIAA), holding the Association’s professional designation with a specific focus on asset allocation and risk management strategies in private equity and venture capital.

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