Crystal English Sacca
Crystal English Sacca is the wife of billionaire entrepreneur, Chris Sacca. Her husband first appeared as as a “Guest Shark” on ABC’s Shark Tank in 2015. She and her 41-year-old husband have been married for a while and are the parents of three chidlren. Keep reading to know Crystal English Sacca’s biography.
Crystal English Sacca’s husband was born Christopher Sacca on May 12, 1975. He grew up in a suburb of Buffalo, the son of a college professor and a lawyer. A top student, he wound up at his father’s alma mater, Georgetown, and then Georgetown Law.
Chris graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center where he was a member of The Tax Lawyer law review and was honored as the school’s Philip A. Ryan and Ralph J. Gilbert Memorial Scholar. He also graduated cum laude from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and was an Edmund Evans Memorial Scholar as well as a Weeks Family Foundation Scholar.
Sacca was an associate at Fenwick & West’s Silicon Valley office and was let go during the dot-com bust, Sacca wound up cold-calling members of the FORBES Midas List for a job, with no luck. Finally he landed at a startup, Speedera Networks, helping to fend off continual lawsuits from its larger rival Akamai.
In November 2003 he jumped to Google, where he got a job on the legal and business development team.
As as Head of Special Initiatives at Google Inc. he founded and headed up Google’s Access division. His most visible projects include Google’s 700MHz and TV white spaces spectrum initiatives, the company’s groundbreaking data center in Oregon, and Google’s free citywide WiFi network in Mountain View, CA. Chris also spearheaded many of Google’s business development and M&A transactions and was on the founding team of the company’s New Business Development organization. In recognition of his accomplishments, Chris was one among the first Google employees ever given the Founders’ Award, the company’s highest honor.
While still at Google, he wrote an angel check for $25,000 to Twitter and ultimately bought more than $1 billion of shares before Twitter’s IPO. Sacca made his investors more than $4 billion and amassed a position for himself worth about $500 million today.
Chris Sacca breaks into the Midas top ten–and the billionaire ranks–thanks to his early bets on Twitter and Uber as well as a host of other startups such as Stripe, Twilio, Docker, Lookout and Automattic.
He is the owner of Lowercase Capital, a venture capital fund –which has grown to be one of the larger venture funds in the United States.
His wife, Crystal English Sacca, also keeps up his pace.
Accoridng to her website, Crystal English Sacca grew up in seven countries on three continents and holds a degree in International Affairs from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.
Accoridng to her LinkedIn she is a freelance art director currently self employed.
Crystal had been making national TV commercials as well as integrated digital and print campaigns for a long time. Before embarking on her own freelance career, she worked at Venables Bell & Partners,
TBWA Chiat/Day, and Goodby Silverstein & Partners.
Some of the brand she has worked with include: Audi, Intel, HBO, Barclays, The Obama Campaign, Sprint, and many others.
Crystal is an award winning art director who has racked up a number of Cannes Lions, Two Gold Cannes Cyberlions, some One Show Pencils, and a pile of ADCs, D&ADs, Kellys, Andys, Effies, Webbys, and ADDYs.
She was also named an ADC Young Gun, one of AdWeek’s “Best Creatives You Don’t Know” and has served as a judge for the One Show and the Webbys.
Her Intel “Rock Star” spot featured as one of TBS’s Funniest Commercials of the Year.
She and her husband are the proud parents of three adorable daughters. The family of five currently resides in Los Angeles.
You can find Crystal English Sacca on Instagram here.