Senior Vice President and General Manager, Strategic Accounts
As SVP and GM, Strategic Accounts, Chris is responsible for the success of Applause’s strategic account business including strategy, sales, and operations to ensure continued growth and customer success of Applause’s largest customers. Since joining Applause in 2015, Chris has held roles on multiple teams at Applause including software delivery, product strategy, and customer success.
Chris has over 22 years experience with high-growth companies as an operating executive, investor and board member. Prior to Applause, Chris was COO of venture-backed TrueLens, a SaaS data platform. Previous experience includes seven years as a general partner of an early-stage technology VC fund, and operating roles at enterprise software company BEA Systems and Stax, a global strategy consulting firm.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Queensland, Australia.