Prior to joining Medpricer, Chris was CEO of Social Media Information (SMI), an early stage tech company that provides a cloud platform for investigating social open-source intelligence (SOSINT). As CEO, he grew SMI’s revenues by 4 times and customer count by nearly 5 times.
Chris has deep experience in electronic and strategic sourcing. He was an early employee of FreeMarkets (now SAP), the pioneer in electronic sourcing markets. Over six years there, he was VP of Product Management, General Manager Asset Recovery, and Director of Market Making. He doubled FreeMarket’s new solutions revenue each year as VP of Product Management and created one of the largest cloud sourcing software subscription backlogs in the industry. He spearheaded strategic e-sourcing efforts in the automotive, discrete manufacturing, plastics and aerospace industries and was part of the team that took FreeMarkets public in 1999. Immediately prior to FreeMarkets, Chris led client strategic sourcing teams at McKinsey and Company.
Chris’s healthcare experience comes from a global commercial leadership role at Omnyx, a $125 million GE Healthcare / UPMC joint venture focused on digital anatomic imaging. At Omnyx, Chris worked with leading healthcare organizations such as Memorial Sloan Kettering, Stanford and University of Toronto Medical Center. He oversaw Omnyx’s relationship with GE sales personnel in the US, Canada, UK, Germany, Japan, Singapore and Australia.
Chris is a member of the Advisory Team for Othot, a company specializing in predictive analytics. In addition to sharing his leadership experience, Chris helped Othot integrate social media analytics into its predictive analytics platform.
Chris holds an MBA in Finance & Strategy from the Wharton School and a BS degree with high distinction in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.