Chris joined WorldAware in 2016 and is responsible for WorldAware’s overall product strategy and product management capability. Over the past 20 years, Chris has held leadership roles in product management and product marketing in start-ups as well as larger organizations across a wide variety of enterprise and consumer markets. In his early career, Chris grew into increasing product roles and then leading a $250MM product line in the telecom monitoring market that was ultimately acquired by JDSU. Chris then joined WeatherBug / Earth Networks as VP of product, where he conceptualized and then built the mobile and consumer business unit that became the second largest and popular weather application for both iOS and Android. Last year, this business was acquired by location-based advertising network xAd. Chris also served as the head of Mobile Apps Ecosystem for VT iDirect, and VP product at Livesafe Inc. In his spare time, Chris has worked to mentor and grow new entrepreneurs at the Halcyon Incubator, a Washington, DC-based non-profit for social entrepreneurs.
Chris graduated from Purdue University with his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, and later received his MBA from The Johns Hopkins University.