Chris is Avanade’s Global Security Practice Lead, responsible for defining Avanade’s Security Offerings and Capability development.
Previously, Chris was Avanade’s Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, defining and driving Avanade’s technology strategy and innovation functions worldwide. As CTIO, he was responsible for Avanade’s technology strategy, client-centric innovation agenda (including Avanade Innovation Labs), Avanade’s annual Technology Vision, and emerging technology incubation program.
From 2010-2015, Chris was Avanade’s Chief Information Officer, responsible for the technology capabilities that power the company’s people and operations worldwide. Chris and his team worked closely with Microsoft to maintain Avanade’s role as an aggressive early adopter of Microsoft enterprise technologies. He regularly shared first-hand experience and insights about deployments with clients to help them optimize their own operations.
Chris joined Avanade after 16 years at Accenture, where he spent 10 years in Accenture’s consulting organization building core business solutions for Fortune 500 clients, and 6 years in Accenture’s internal IT organization running large portfolios of applications.