Chris is currently a start-up CFO and Finance Transformation consultant. Most recently he was VP Finance Transformation, of SAGE Publishing, a large private multinational, where he led the creation of a global Finance function of 115 staff, taught the principles of Lean Finance, and implemented new finance systems.
Chris is experienced in leading large-scale organizational change, using Beyond Budgeting principles to connect strategy and performance metrics, and structuring and transforming data to support insightful data visualizations. Chris writes about these topics at TransformativeCFO.com.
Prior to SAGE Publishing, Chris was the CAO of Wesco Aircraft (NYSE: WAIR), CFO of ICON Aircraft, and CFO and CEO of MRV Communications (Nasdaq: MRVC). Chris began his career at PwC.