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Chris Tsakalakis Joins Benchmark as Entrepreneur in Residence

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Benchmark has brought on former StubHub President Chris Tsakalakis as an entrepreneur in residence.

At Benchmark, Mr. Tsakalakis will explore new business opportunities in the areas of e-commerce, marketplaces and health tech, according to a news release.

Mr. Tsakalakis led eBay’s acquisition of online ticket marketplace StubHub in 2007. He was president of StubHub until 2014.

Benchmark focuses on early-stage investments in sectors including mobile, marketplaces, social, and infrastructure and enterprise software.

Previous EIRs at the firm have included New Relic founder Lew Cirne, Nextdoor co-founders Nirav Tolia and Sarah Leary, current HackerOne and former Eucalyptus and MySQL CEO Marten Mickos, and Quip co-founder and former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor.

 

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