Chris joined Copperleaf in 2015 as Director, Business Development, and is now Vice President, Business Strategy where he is focused on accelerating the company’s exciting growth. A mechanical engineer and leadership professional, Chris brings over 20 years of experience ranging from product development to global business strategy. Along with many other Copperleaf alumni, Chris started his career with Creo where he spent 10 years in expanding roles starting as a design engineer and progressing to become the Business Director of one of the company’s 5 major market segments. Since then Chris has held a variety of leadership roles with diverse companies ranging from Ag-biotech start-ups to multi-billion dollar technology conglomerates where he was able to leverage his solid technical background, critical business thinking, and intense analytical nature in order to develop and execute well-crafted product development roadmaps and business strategies. Chris earned his engineering degree from the University of British Columbia and is an avid adventurer.