Chris Cooper is Partner, CFO, and COO for Sequoia Venture Capital. Prior to joining Sequoia, Mr. Cooper was a Partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he led the U.S. Chinese Services Group (CSG). Prior to this, he was a Partner on the transaction services Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) team in the Deloitte & Touche Beijing office. He was among one of the first Big Four consultants to relocate to China to help various multinational companies in developing their China investment strategy. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Cooper has worked on a variety of business and financial advisory projects with an emphasis on manufacturing, automotive, energy and Asian business. He has advised or led more than 200 M&A diligence transactions of all sizes. Mr. Cooper graduated from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and is now a member of the University of Michigan Business School Board of Governors.