Chris is Acacia's Director of Engineering and supports Acacia portfolio companies as they develop new products and services focused on digital transformation and emerging technologies. He was formerly Director of Engineering at Applied Insight, Acacia's cloud-centric products and services business supporting the U.S. federal government. While at Applied Insight, he led the team that developed Altitude Managed Cloud, an award-winning cloud infrastructure platform.
Before joining Acacia, Chris held several positions focused on delivering commercial cloud and cybersecurity solutions for U.S. Public Sector customers. He has over 15 years of experience helping large organizations adopt emerging technologies and implement cybersecurity strategies. Chris is a U.S. Army Veteran and graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois system.