Chris is responsible for overseeing the financial strategy and administrative operations of Applause.
He is a veteran of the IT Services industry, previously serving as the Vice President of Finance for NTT DATA, the 6th largest Global IT service provider. At NTT DATA, Chris held leadership roles that included oversight of the financial management of the Company’s U.S. and Canada Commercial Operations. Prior to NTT DATA, Chris was a Managing Director with a financial consulting firm providing CFO, M&A and Controllership services. Leveraging his financial and technical skills Chris was instrumental in the successful acquisition of significant commercial deals ranging from several million to hundred million dollar customer engagements.
Chris holds both a Masters of Business Administration and a B.S from Babson College and is a Certified Public Accountant.