Chris Burch is a successful entrepreneur who has over forty years’ experience. He is also the chief executive and founder of Burch Creative Capital. Throughout his years as an investor, Chris Burch has significantly contributed to the growth of brands such as Jawbone, Faena Hotel + Universe, Poppin, Tory Burch, and Voss Water.
In 2012, Chris Burch acquired the Nihiwatu luxury resort situated Sumba Island. He then renovated the luxury resort into a superb tourist destination. With that said, the Nihiwatu luxury resort was ranked as the #1 Hotel worldwide by the Travel + Leisure magazine in 2016. Over the years, Chris Burch has expressed immense interest in hospitality. His interest in the field came about after getting into a partnership with Philippe Start (an architect) and Alan Faena (a hotelier). The partnership entailed utilizing a piece of land in Argentina thereby giving life to the Faena Hotel + Universe.
In July 2014, Chris Burch entered into a partnership with Ellen DeGeneres. Later on, he Burch established the Cocoon9, luxury prefab homes that have contemporary designs, sophisticated furnishes, space-saving floor plans, and energy efficient features. Currently, he is also supporting the growth of lifestyle and consumer product brands such as Brad’s Raw Foods, BaubleBar, Little Duck Organics, Blink Health, Chubbies, and Soludos. Apart from being a renowned investor, Chris Burch is also a philanthropist. He has contributed towards charitable initiatives at the NYU Langone, Mt. Sinai Hospital, The Sumba Foundation, The Child Welfare League of China, The China Association of Social Work, and The Henry Street Settlement.
Chris Burch often studies the environment around him. Chris Burch takes into account the products and services that need to be improved. As a result, he has been using his knowledge and available resources to help entrepreneurs come up with great ideas.