Kris is a Principal in the Philadelphia office where he focuses on senior-level executive searches in the Silicon Valley and across the country in a variety of industries including Enterprise Software, AI, IoT, Healthcare IT, Telecommunications, E-commerce, and Manufacturing. Kris has experience leading and executing searches for venture capital backed startups, private equity backed emerging growth companies, and Fortune 500 clients that includes CEO and Board Searches as well as a variety of functions across HR, Finance, Marketing, IT, Engineering, Sales, and Operations. Kris is a versatile search consultant adept at managing complex searches end to end, driving close engagement with top executives, and driving effective search execution.
Prior to joining Howard Fischer Associates, Kris spent eight years with Philips, the global healthcare, lighting, consumer technology company where he helped build out their global in-house executive search function from the ground up. Kris recruited VP, SVP, and C-Level executives for Philips globally, across all functions (Sales, Marketing, HR, Engineering, and Operations) and across sectors (HealthTech, Lighting, Consumer Products, and Professional Services).
Kris earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Boston College along with his MBA in e-Business from the University of San Francisco.