Perrin Chiles co-founded In Effect Films with David Glynn originally as a nonprofit documentary film company created with the purpose of affecting social change through film. In Effect Films is now a for-profit entity managed by Perrin Chiles for the purpose of funding other socially-conscious documentary films. Chiles is also the co-founder of adooga.com, an online aggregator of branded contests. Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Perrin assisted in the fundraising endeavors and business organization of Elevation Partners, a leading media and entertainment leveraged buyout fund with $1.8 billion under management. Before Elevation, Perrin worked at Silver Lake Partners, a premier technology private equity fund with $2.3 billion under management. Before working at Silver Lake Partners, Perrin was an analyst for Wachovia Securities' Technology Investment Banking Group. Chiles graduated from the University of Virginia (B.A. Economics & History) in 1999.