Vice President, Business DevelopmentVenuetize
Chris is in the has been VP of Business Development at Venuetize since 2014 and has some 30 years of experience across sports and technology. Chris has 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.