Christopher Wan is an investor in the San Francisco office, where he focuses primarily on early-stage frontier technologies.
Before joining Bessemer, Chris was at In-Q-Tel and Tusk Ventures, investing in companies at the intersection of technology and government. Chris was also part of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered AI, where he researched and wrote policy proposals on artificial intelligence. He began his career as a software engineer on Facebook’s News Credibility team.
Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Yale University, where he helped lead and found a few hackathons. He also holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School and is a dropout from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Outside of work, he enjoys running and swimming (casually), writing, and talking about NBA basketball (especially the Miami Heat).