Chris Stern

Chris is an accomplished technology executive and entrepreneur, with 18+ years of experience leading, developing, financing, and buying and selling technology-based businesses. He currently serves as director of strategy and portfolio development at Trimble, a Silicon Valley NASDAQ-listed worldwide leader in GPS, mobile and location-based technology solutions with over $2 billion in annual revenue.   Chris joined Trimble through the sale of his company in 2006 and has served as a founder, board director, advisor and investor to multiple startups through their formation, financing, development and acquisition.   Chris holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering from UCLA and Loyola Marymount University respectively, is a licensed engineer in California, and is a member of Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society.