Chris Blum

Chris joined Seven Bridges in 2016 and is a Director on the investment team.  Chris came to Seven Bridges after being an analyst at several large and prominent hedge fund groups, with his focus on the TMT and consumer sectors. Prior to Seven Bridges, he was an investment analyst at Contour Asset Management, a $1.5bn technology-focused long/short equity hedge fund. In his role at Contour, Chris was responsible for investment research in the software, video game and retail sectors. Prior to his position at Contour, he worked as an analyst at Surveyor Capital, a division of the global multi-strategy hedge fund Citadel LLC. At Surveyor, Chris was an analyst for a consumer hedge fund portfolio manager.  His first hedge fund analyst role was at 3G Capital, a prominent Brazilian American investment firm. Chris began his career in investment banking: at Lazard Freres focused primarily on M&A in the consumer sector, and before that in the telecom M&A group at UBS.

Chris earned a B.A. in History from Yale University.