San Diego Magazine’s Top Tech Exec Awards recognizes the most outstanding Information Technology executives who work in San Diego, as nominated by their peers and clients. Nominees and honorees who meet the criteria, as decided by an independent panel of judges, were be recognized at the 2012 San Diego Magazine Top Tech Exec Awards on May 17, 2012 at The Paddock at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Chris was honored as a finalist for his work as Founder and Chief Technologist with Lanexa.net.
Chris started building web sites and web applications in 1996, after installing Linux and discovering httpd. It was a career in freshwater fisheries and geographic information systems (GIS) that led Chris to the web, and to start Lanexa.net in 1998. Chris has a strong background in Linux/Unix systems administration, HTML, CSS, PHP, as well as Oracle and MySQL database administration. Chris is a proven leader, having lead the development of ecommerce platforms for Fortune 500 companies, as well as start ups. He is able to bridge the gap between Marketing and IT, and turn business requirements into development objectives, and he delivers results. When Chris is not working on web sites, he is usually chasing his kids around or playing mandolin. Finalist, San Diego Magazine's Top Tech Exec Awards, 2012, 2013 Council Member, Magento X-Commerce Merchant Council, 2011