General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
Chris is GTT's general counsel and executive vice president, Corporate Development, and Corporate Secretary for the GTT board. Chris is responsible for all of the company's corporate legal requirements, human resources and supplier management. He also oversees the development of strategic business opportunities for the company, including all merger and acquisition activities. Chris has more than 20 years of broad legal experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to joining GTT, he served as general counsel for StarVox Communications, where he was responsible for the company's legal department, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, litigation, and legal support for the sales teams. Chris also formerly served as vice president and assistant general counsel for Covad Communications, where he headed Covad's Washington, D.C., office and directed the federal and state regulatory compliance advocacy efforts for the company. Chris previously worked for XO Communications, Net2000 Communications, and was in private practice in Washingon, D.C., as an associate at Dickstein Shapiro and Cooley LLP.
Chris also serves as a Director of Cool Technologies, which is developing heat dispersion technologies for use in various product platforms worldwide (NASDAQ: WARM). He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Colby College and a law degree from Syracuse University.