Vaughn focuses on the renewable space for Deep Green Data Ventures and its affiliate Blue Bear, specifically where policy and technology catalysts interconnect.  
 
Prior to Deep Green Data Ventures and its affiliate Blue Bear, Vaughn managed a portfolio of emerging and esoteric hedge fund and venture capital fund strategies at a Southern California based Family Office.  
 
He is the founder and managing director of Autochrome Ventures, an early-stage venture firm investing in frontier technologies applied at industrial and enterprise scale. Examples of Autochrome’s investment philosophy include EmergePhaseFourStandard Cyborg, and Tropic Biosciences.
 
A strong proponent of diversity within the ranks of both high-growth technology companies and venture capital itself, he was one of the first limited partners in Backstage Capital
 
He currently holds board positions at Emerge and Pactum Capital, and sits on the investment committee of Treehouse Macro Partners, a volatility-focused hedge fund.
 
Vaughn received his Bachelor of Arts from Colorado College