With 15 years of experience in the technology industry, Chris Timms joined the ConnectWise team as the executive vice president of growth. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing corporate strategy, corporate development and the partner ecosystem, as well as helping to drive innovation.
Prior to joining ConnectWise, Timms spent the seven years at ACI Worldwide, a market-leading payments technology company. He held several different roles in operations, strategy and product management. He most recently served as vice president for market strategy, strategic pricing and market intelligence, leading these functions globally.
Timms has worked across a multitude of industries, including telecommunications, retail, media and entertainment, energy and utilities, and payments. He spent the first eight years of his career in management consulting at IBM Global Business Services and Bain & Company. In these roles, Timms helped senior executives with developing corporate strategy, go-to-market planning, innovation and growth plans, and improving operational performance.
Timms earned a bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin, with a double major in honors economics and honors Latin American studies. He received his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was awarded the Joseph Wharton Fellowship.