National Advisory Council

Chris A. Eyre

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2002

Spouse:

Hedy Eyre

Employment:

Job Title: Partner Emeritus
Company: Legacy Venture
Location: California, United States

Expertise:

  • venture capital
  • philanthropy

Biography:

Chris Eyre became partner emeritus of Legacy Venture in 2016. Legacy is a venture capital fund of funds with commitments of more than $1.5 billion being amplified and then directed to philanthropic causes. He was one of the early venture capitalists in Silicon Valley as a founding partner of Merrill Pickard Anderson & Eyre, the pioneering venture firm that evolved from Bank of America. Chris has also served on the boards of numerous public and private companies. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Utah State University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. Chris and Hedy presided over the Canada Toronto East Mission from 2008-2011. They have five children and a growing portfolio of seventeen grandchildren, each one performing well above average.