Updated: May 15
Christopher Lyons is President, Web3 Media at a16z crypto. Prior to joining the team at a16z crypto, he co-founded the firm’s Cultural Leadership Fund (CLF) and was instrumental in launching the first Seed Fund. Lyons started his career in the music industry working for Grammy-Award-winning producer Jermaine Dupri as a sound engineer. He then launched his first startup, a mobile app and digital menu offering called PictureMenu. Lyons joined a16z in 2013, first as chief of staff to co-founder Ben Horowitz.