CIO, CEC Entertainment
Chris is currently the CIO at CEC Entertainment, parent company of Chuck E Cheese and Peter Piper Pizza. In his role, Chris not only oversees the core technology functions across all brands but is responsible for driving the innovation agenda for the company. Prior to his arrival at CEC in late 2017, Chris spent for 4 years at Greyhound Lines, Inc. Chief Information Officer, driving the digital transformation at the iconic bus company. Just prior to that, Chris was Vice President of Infrastructure & Data Services at Sabre Holdings, where he led the Big Data, Business Intelligence and Infrastructure strategies for the company. Until 2010, Chris was Senior Vice President and CIO of First Group America. Earlier in his career, Chris was a Partner within the Retail and Travel & Transportation practices at Accenture, serving clients across North America and Europe. At Accenture, he led major initiatives at FedEx, JetBlue and Ross Stores. Before that, Chris held roles as IT Director at Adecco UK and Blue Arrow PLC. Chris is a member of the Dallas CIO Executive Summit Governing Body and is an active Wish Granter in the North Texas Chapter of Make a Wish. Chris is also on the Business Information Systems Advisory Board at Texas Christian University. He received a double major in German and Italian form the University of Lancaster in the UK.