Christopher Chiou

Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Chiou is the Chief Financial Officer of Forward Financing, a fast-growing fintech company providing fast, flexible working capital to small and medium-sized businesses throughout the U.S.

Prior to joining Forward Financing in 2022, Christopher served as CFO of, a private-equity backed financial technology company specializing in subscription e-commerce. Earlier, he spent four years at Squarespace (NYSE: SQSP) creating and leading the corporate development and investor relations departments. From 2014-2018, Christopher served in various leadership roles at DocuSign (NASDAQ: DOCU) across strategy, emerging businesses, and corporate development. Previously, he spent over 10 years as an investment banking and private equity professional advising and investing in technology based businesses.

Originally from New Jersey, Christopher graduated from Duke University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering where he also competed on the Division I men’s swim team. He currently resides in New York City.