Chris Hughes

Principal, Revolution Growth


Chris Hughes is a Principal at Revolution Growth where he focuses on sourcing investments and supporting portfolio companies in the fintech, AI / machine learning, and retail sectors. He is a Board Observer with Tala, Bedrock Manufacturing, and Interactions, and also supports Revolution’s investments in Sweetgreen, KrolLDiscovery, and Echo 360.

He joined the firm from the Boston Consulting Group where he was a project leader in the Consumer practice. He focused on a variety of topics including growth strategy, sales and marketing effectiveness, and M&A advisory.  His client experience included retail, luxury goods, apparel, food and beverage, consumer health, consumer services and hotels.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys running, grilling and supporting Baltimore and D.C. sports teams. He also enjoys international travel and is a below average golfer.

He began his career as an analyst at Lazard Freres & Co in New York City. Chris received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and also studied at University College in London.

The spirit and dedication of entrepreneurs bring a unique energy to the world, and I feel privileged to work with and share our entrepreneurs’ vision as they create the future.

Fintech, Hospitality, Retail, Consumer Brands, Artificial Intelligence, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Machine Learning