Chris is Chief Marketing Officer at Mariner Partners. He is responsible for developing go-to-market strategy, building partnerships and providing direction on how Mariner can deliver the most value to its customers.
Prior to joining Mariner, Chris built the Worldwide Licensing organization at OpenText and led business development for NeuLion across North America, Australia and Europe. Chris started his career at Bell Canada, focusing on innovation strategy, partnerships and driving operational improvements in the consumer market organization. He holds a degree in Mass Communications from Carleton University and a L.L.B and MBA from Dalhousie University where he was named the Outstanding Young Alumnus in 2007 for his work as founder of East Coast Connected and organizer of the Atlantic Business Summits in Toronto.
Chris is a dog lover, hockey fan, movie buff, cyclist and proud dad of three. He is an active mentor in the start-up community in both Atlantic Canada and Waterloo.