Chris is a results-oriented, people-focused, IT Executive with over 30 years of technology experience. His expertise encompasses Architecture, Software Development, Big Data, Data Communications, and Networking. Prior to his appointment as CEO of CoreValue, Chris held a number engineering and executive management positions with leading global companies such as Bertelsmann Media Group (BMG), Siemens, Cablevision, Alliance Data Systems (ADS), and the Holzbrink Media Group.
In addition to working in the United States and Canada, Chris has worked in a number of European countries including Germany, United Kingdom, France, Belgium, and Luxembourg. This background has enabled Chris to gain a deep understanding the importance and impact of culture on an organization.
Chris also founded Dressler Consulting in 2003, developing a niche in the media space where he has consulted for major consumer media properties such as Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, BMG Records, Gruner + Jahr, Latina Media Ventures, Kaplan, Inc., DoubleClick, Bigfoot Interactive, etc. Chris serves on the Board of Directors and Advisory Boards for several high-tech companies and universities.
Chris is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in economics and computer science. Chris is an active member and former Co-Chair of the "CTO Club of NY", an invitation only organization of technology executives based in Manhattan.