CHRIS KURDZIEL

Venture Partner

Chris is an investment Principal at Samsung NEXT Ventures, Samsung's venture capital fund focused on software and services. He was formerly a Director of Product at Vimeo, where he oversaw the OTT product suite, formerly known as VHX after joining the team prior to their acquisition by Vimeo.  Before that, he managed new product development for Samsung’s NYC R&D lab, and helped build Shelby.tv, which was acquired by Samsung in 2014 to help build the future of TV. When he’s not working with startups or building products, you can find Chris teaching at Cornell Tech, playing a game of DOTA2, or writing riffs on his guitar. Chris lives in New York with his wife and son.