Chris brings deep expertise at the intersection of corporate strategy, design thinking, technology, and innovation to his work as a leader and advisor.
Before joining SYPartners as a Principal in 2016, Chris spent ten years at SAP, where he worked on the corporate strategy team within the Office of the CEO. In his time at the software company, Chris led several major global transformation initiatives across sales, marketing, and R&D, ultimately serving as Executive Director of User Experience & Design for SAP’s Products & Innovation organization. In 2015, he also was named an Executive-in-Residence at Stanford University’s “d.school.”
Prior to SAP, Chris was part of the global management team for the Boston Consulting Group’s Operations practice area, where he led project work and research into innovation, globalization, change management, and other topics. The insights and best practices from this work were featured in the Harvard Business Review, Businessweek, and Knowledge@Wharton.