Chris is the CEO and Co-Founder of MOBI, the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative, a consortium of companies, academic institutions, government agencies, and public organizations exploring blockchain and distributed ledger technology to improve mobility, transit, and logistics.

Before MOBI, Chris served as CFO and Director of Mobility and Blockchain Services for Toyota Research Institute. Chris joined TRI in April 2017 following 14 years at Toyota Financial Services (TFS), where he served in various global leadership roles including SVP, CFO, and Chief Officer of Strategic Innovation. Chris holds a graduate degree in economics from UC Berkeley and previously worked at Bank of America as Senior Vice President of Treasury and Staff Economist at the President’s Council of Economic Advisors under President Reagan.