Kris joined Hackman Capital Partners in 2017 and serves as Managing Principal of the company’s Studio and Media Platform. In his role, Kris oversees the firm’s operations of its studio and media portfolio. Kris brings more than 20 years of experience in private equity, principal investing, and operational and strategic leadership.
Prior to joining Hackman Capital, Kris held several senior executive roles at Borden Capital Management Partners, an affiliate of KKR & Co. At Borden Capital, Kris provided strategic and transactional leadership for Borden’s portfolio of companies and oversaw the execution of many high-value transactions, including, among others, the sale of Borden Chemical to Apollo Global Management Group and the subsequent rollup of companies to create Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. Kris is a founding partner of 3Stone Advisors, a private equity and advisory firm focused on early-stage, IP-driven investments. Kris earned his B.A. in Economics and Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University.