Chris Howard is the co-founder and managing director of Fuel Capital, a new early-stage venture fund investing in consumer Internet and cloud/infrastructure technology companies. Previously at Ignition, Chris launched the firm’s seed-stage investment program and led the early-stage investments at Parse (acquired by Facebook), Hipmunk, WePay, Pagerduty, and Zencoder (acquired by Brightcove). Before Ignition, Chris worked in marketing and advertising for brands like Lexus, New Balance, Microsoft, T-Mobile and (acquired by Overstock).