Prior to joining Intel Chris worked at Microsoft, leading teams working on the Azure (cloud) Infrastructure components. He helped create a big data solution to support profiling of mobile devices and the automatic adaption of web content for them. The solution was deployed on Hotmail and Bing, Chris also released this is an open source contribution for .NET developers. Within the mobile industry Chris worked as a Symbian certified trainer, and developer. He developed and designed system software - adding new APIs to the operating system, and created a number of mobile applications.