Chris is Vice President Engineering at Acquia and is fortunate to work with so many Drupal rock stars to build and deliver the Acquia Network, Acquia Search, Acquia Drupal and other exciting Drupal services to come. Chris joined Acquia from Vertical Communications, where he managed engineering for several IP PBX and call center products, and lead a large adoption of Scrum. Prior to Vertical, Chris was VP engineering at Stylus Innovation, a telephony toolkit startup that was sold to Artisoft. At work, he is passionate about user and developer experiences and facilitating high performance teams. He is the proud father of 2 boys and a very amateur photographer, cook, and tennis player. Chris earned his BS in computer science from Lehigh University.