Chris is the Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Cisco Meraki. He joined Cisco with the Meraki acquisition in 2012 and became VP, COO in 2014. Chris oversees the overall operations teams, strategy and analytics, channel and customer enablement, business operations, facilities, and is responsible for maintaining Meraki’s overall operations and profitability. Chris and the leadership team have globalized the Meraki portfolio, bringing simplified IT to more than 145 countries around the world while adding an average of more than 200 new customers a day.
Prior to joining Cisco, Chris worked at McKinsey & Company where he led projects helping U.S. companies enter developing international markets, deploying clean technologies and renewable energy, and on climate change. Prior to his tenure at McKinsey he was a practicing engineer leading the planning, design, and construction of public infrastructure projects.