Chris has built his career advising public, private and non-profit organisations on how to use innovation and technology to achieve sustainable change and growth and is a recognised global expert in innovation and digital transformation.

Chris was formerly Chief Innovation Officer for Global Information and Communications Technology Development at the World Bank from 2012 to 2015. Prior to that, he was Deputy United States Chief Technology Officer for Government Innovation at The White House.

From 2005 to 2011, Chris was the City CIO and Executive Director at the City and County of San Francisco supporting over 50 departments and 28,000 employees.