Lecturer, MBA Programs
BS, Northeastern University
M.B.A, F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, Babson College
Graduate Certificate, Organizational Behavior, Harvard University (ES)
Graduate Certificate, Data Communications, Northeastern University
Graduate, U.S. Naval War College
Chris is Director, Strategic Alliances and Ecosystem Research for IDC, a global research and advisory service company since 2016. Prior to working at IDC, he worked for Cisco Systems leading a team that advised executive management in support of key corporate strategic initiatives, programs, and investments through the development of critical research and analytical data as well as thought leadership related to future market trends. Chris has over 20 years of practical experience in the IT industry with additional assignments in channel and alliances, strategic planning, market and competitive intelligence, business line management, product and services management, and business development at Cisco, Nortel Networks, and Bay Networks. In his spare time, Chris runs, volunteers, and spends time with his children and wife.