As CEO and co-founder of FileCatalyst, Chris is responsible for overall corporate strategy as well as establishing and fostering key partnerships and new market opportunities. Chris is still involved in the development of the FileCatalyst technology at its core and also oversees the organization’s business development and marketing departments. Chris has led development of many core FileCatalyst technologies including the patented acceleration protocol as well as integrations with leading cloud and object storage providers.
Chris received a BSc. in Computer Science from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. He holds a patent for the core protocol used by FileCatalyst to accelerate file transfers. He has received 2 Emmy awards on behalf of FileCatalyst for pioneering accelerated file transfer for the broadcast industry, and for his work with NBC Olympics on the 2014 winter games in Sochi. In 2016, Chris received a Top 40 under Forty award in Ottawa for his achievements in business. Chris is an expert in file transfer and cloud technologies and frequently speaks at industry events.