Christopher Steed

Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director

Team: Investment Professionals


Christopher Steed is the Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director at Paladin Capital Group. Mr. Steed joined Paladin in 2008, and he currently leads the development and implementation of the Firm’s multi-stage, national security-related investment strategy, particularly in Paladin’s global IT and Cyber Security portfolios. He is also responsible for deal sourcing, deal execution, and portfolio company management, and he has provided board-level oversight for numerous Paladin portfolio companies, including Bugcrowd, CertiVox, Courion, Endgame, Nexidia, PhishMe, and QuantaLife (among others). Prior to joining Paladin, Mr. Steed worked in Merrill Lynch’s Private Banking and Investment Group (PBIG), the ultra-high-net-worth division of its Private Client Group, and he is also a member of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIAA), holding the Association’s professional designation with a specific focus on asset allocation and risk management strategies in private equity and venture capital.

Areas of Interest

IT Security, Energy Technology, Network & Communications Infrastructure, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Mobile Technology, Alternative Energy, Distributed Sensors/Systems/Network Management, IT Services, Financial Services, Data Solutions, Life Sciences