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Chris Lyons
Most Creative People 2019

Chris Lyons

Partner, Andreessen Horowitz | Menlo Park, CA

For connecting black wealth to tech
Most Creative People

Chris Lyons is a partner at the tech-focused venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. He joined Andreessen as chief of staff in 2012, but currently leads the firm's Cultural Leadership Fund, whose expressed goal is to connect cultural leaders to great technology companies and enable more African Americans to enter the technology industry. To launch the fund, Lyons raised an initial $15 million from a pool of African-American influencers that includes Nas, Shonda Rhimes, Kevin Durant, Quincy Jones, Chance the Rapper, and Will and Jada Pinkett Smith. [Photo: Greg Truesdell]

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