About Chris Kibarian
Chris is a proven business builder and global P&L leader with a strong track record of accelerating profitable growth across technology-driven B2B information, software and services businesses.
A performance-oriented leader, Chris is known for creating and executing winning growth strategies across Big Data, SaaS, mobile and analytic domains. Working across many geographies and industry verticals, his leadership style is energetic, growth-focused and operationally disciplined.
Chris has accelerated growth at progressively larger, global and increasingly complex organizations. He most recently led the Intellectual Property and Science division of Thomson Reuters – a global business of over 4000 people across 26 countries. In his role, he transformed a disparate portfolio of mature, low-growth assets (ranging from $25M – $250M) into a cohesive innovation solutions business delivering double-digit revenue growth approaching $1B.
Chris has led dozens of acquisitions throughout his career, including eight transactions between 2012-2013. Equally focused on organic growth and profit expansion, Chris has led impact initiatives in new product development, sales optimization, cost management, process automation and customer satisfaction.
Earlier in his career, Chris worked in strategic planning with Accenture, technology investment banking with Cowen and Co., and international development with the Eurasia Foundation.