Chris Hollod is a prominent fund manager. He works directly with Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary, and Ron Burkle to manage their venture capital fund, A-Grade Investments. In addition to being a Partner at A-Grade, Chris works for The Yucaipa Companies and oversees Ron Burkle’s venture capital investments.
Chris was named one of the 32 most influential investors of 2013 (outside Silicon Valley).
Chris has judged several start-up competitions including Global Startup Battle and Start-Up Weekend Los Angeles.
Chris sits on the board of directors of life/after/denim, a contemporary menswear and accessories brand backed by Ashton Kutcher, Ron Burkle, and Relativity Media.
Prior to joining A-Grade Investments, Chris worked in Investment Banking and Private Equity. Chris graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Economics.