Kris Vulgan is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Ferocity Capital. Ferocity's cross border fund's focus is on pre-seed, deep tech research spin outs. She is an experienced investor, executive, and entrepreneur. Previously, she co-founded a successful political party in Slovakia (8% parliamentary seats in 18 months since inception); co-founded a new global department at Cisco during 2008 recession that grew from 5 to 300 employees in just 2 years and is a co-founder of four deep tech spin outs. Kris is an advisor at UC Berkeley SkyDeck, CalTech Technology Transfer, Helmholtz Association (Germany) and a few Fortune 100 CVCs. She studied Roman Law and Psychology.