Chris Christopher brings over 40 years of leadership, management and technology industry experience. During his long career with Hewlett Packard he served in a variety of leadership and general management roles. The most recent role was a Senior VP and General Manager of an $18B portfolio consisting of Blades based Client Virtualization systems, Workstations, Desktop PCs and Displays.
He has extensive experience in product development, product marketing, supply chain and operations relating to entrepreneurial programs, small and multi-billion dollar businesses. While in Hewlett Packard, he also led the product division that developed the whole range of server hardware and systems for the HP computer business. This included CPU and Chipset design and development, mother boards, cooling, chassis and overall system design and development. These products addressed a diverse set of applications in a variety of environments from the factory floor, to the office, to the back room data center.
Chris Christopher was on the BODs of SMS Technologies for over 12 years. He is currently on the BODs of CloudRegen and Rocky Mountain Innosphere. He is a volunteer advisor to entrepreneurs for the RMI Center in Ft. Collins, Colorado and a Business School guest lecturer on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Sustainability & Growth. He holds a BSEE and MSEE from Colorado State University and an Executive MBA from Insead School of Business.
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Chris Christopher is classified as an independent board member. Mr. Christopher was born in 1943.