Chris Gaffney

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Chris Gaffney, Independent Director

Christopher S. Gaffney has been an independent director of Skillz since March 2021. Mr. Gaffney co-founded Great Hill Partners, a private equity firm, in 1998 and serves as a Managing Partner. Over the course of his more than 30 year career in private equity, Mr. Gaffney has served on 45 boards and participated in over 50 acquisitions. Mr. Gaffney currently serves on the boards of directors of the following private companies: Terminus (a sales orchestration software provider), Varicent Software Inc. (a sales performance management software company), Intapp, Inc. (a professional services firm management software company), Enterprise DB (a provider of open-source database software), G/O Media, Inc. (a digital media company), Ikon Science (an oil and gas software company), Mission (an AWS Premier Consulting Partner and Managed Cloud Service Provider), Evolve IP (a cloud solutions provider), Paradox (an HR artificial intelligence company) and Locus Robotics (a robotic process automation company). He also serves on the board of Special Olympics of Massachusetts. Mr. Gaffney earned a B.S. in economics and accounting from Boston College. Mr. Gaffney’s acquisition experience, board experience and experience in technology companies make him a valued member of the Board.