Chris is currently Vice President of Business Development at Armored Things, joining in October 2020. Chris was formerly VP of Business Development at Venuetize from 2014-2020 and has some 30 years of experience across sports and technology. Chris helped Venuetize bring on accounts including The District Detroit, LAFC, Red Bulls and Memphis Grizzlies. Prior to joining Venuetize, Chris spent 22 years at the Portland Trailblazers, the last 12 as CIO, a role in which he spearheaded the team's technology strategy and execution. From digital signage to mobility to CRM to VoIP, Chris' vision and management established the Blazers' reputation across the sports industry as innovative leaders. Never one to innovate for technology's sake, Chris was repeatedly able to demonstrate the true business impact from any of his technology investments, thereby magnifying the impact of his accomplishments.
Vice President of Business Development