Chris Salis: San Francisco
Chris Salis is a professional who draws on nearly 20 years of experience in the tech industry. As a leader large and small teams, Chris has seen how implementing technology-based solutions can increase both efficiency and productivity. He currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, a worldwide hub of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
After graduating from Purdue University, Chris Salis joined Adecco Employment Services, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions, where he was able to transform local offices through computerization to streamline the application and hiring processes. He brought this passion with him as the Manager of Strategic Sourcing at Gap, Inc., where he began to tailor himself and his career toward businesses that were rooted in technology. After Gap, Chris joined eBay in 2006; he ultimately entered the enterprise software industry, where he would work for close to a decade.
As someone who emphasizes the power of productivity, Chris Salis is an advocate for both the Getting Things Done (GTD) method of time management as well as the lean startup philosophy. His years of managing teams both large and small from countries around the world have taught him how leveraging a company’s most valuable assets–its people–can drive success.
Outside of the office, Chris Salis is happily married and the father of two children. He is passionate about technology, innovation, and volunteering.