Christopher Lane

Christopher Lane

Managing Director, Co-Head of Technology

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About Mr. Lane

Christopher Lane joined William Blair in 2013 and is currently a managing director and co-head of the Technology Investment Banking Group. Before joining William Blair, Mr. Lane was a managing director at Jefferies, where he worked in technology investment banking for 12 years.

During his time at William Blair, Mr. Lane has led over 40 M&A transactions and more than 20 financing transactions, and helped rapidly grow the firm's Technology Investment Banking Group—in California and globally.

Mr. Lane holds a B.A. in economics from Colgate University and an M.B.A. in finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business. He lives in the Kentfield, California, with his wife and two daughters. He sits on the board of trustees of San Domenico School.

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We have built the premier technology investment banking franchise by using our deep sector expertise and our relationships to connect innovative, high-growth companies with transformative sources of capital and strategic partnerships. By drawing on our knowledge of strategic roadmaps and investment trends across the technology ecosystem, we have helped companies in the most dynamic verticals accelerate their growth and unlock their potential.

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