Chris O’Dore is an Associate and supports the investment activities of the fund. Prior to joining Lateral, Chris was an investment banking analyst at Barclays where he focused on fintech, specialty finance, and other financial services companies.
Chris graduated from Cornell University with a BSc in Industrial and Labor Relations, minoring in Business and History.
Chris was born in Hong Kong and lived in Asia for more than 12 years, including in China and Singapore. During his time abroad, he picked up Mandarin and Cantonese. While Chris currently lives in San Francisco, he is an avid Seattle sports fan, and hopes that one day the SuperSonics return to the Emerald City. When he’s not evaluating new investment opportunities or working with portfolio companies, Chris dreams of owning a winery in Napa Valley or catching a King Salmon on his next fishing trip.