Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Chris has over 20 years of experience in pioneering
technology and business communications. He founded ADVANCED BusinessLink
in Sydney, Australia in 1987. His vision for selecting and packaging
key emerging technologies soon led BusinessLink to dominate the
midrange business communications market in Australia. In 1994, he
led the company's international expansion, starting with the North
Chris was born in South Africa, raised and educated
in Australia, and now leads BusinessLink from his home in Australia.
Senior Vice President
& General Manager
Joining ADVANCED BusinessLink in 2001, Joe has over 20 years leadership experience in software development and consulting services. He has enjoyed a rich and diverse career with companies ranging from Microsoft spin-offs to GE Capital and Pacific Telesis (AT&T). He oversees the North American & European operations and the US based corporate staff.
A Seattle native, Joe is a former hockey coach and professional musician who enjoys writing, playing music and spending time in the mountains and remote coastal beaches of the Pacific Northwest.
VP of Business Development
Scott joined ADVANCED BusinessLink as one of
the first local team members following our move into the US market
in mid 1995. Starting as a senior sales team member, his responsibilities
quickly grew to include product positioning and marketing, product
management and industry analysis. Scott began his career as an IBM
Sales rep in New York, and then moved to Cellular One prior to joining
He is an East Coast native and earned his bachelor's degree from Middlebury College. Outside the office you will see Scott spending his time as a ski or lacrosse coach, working with the youth in his church, and with his wife and two boys.
VP of Product and Development
For over 25 years, Mike
has driven technology innovation in a variety of areas including
Mobility, Desktop, and Telecommunications solutions. Mike’s
career began with deep systems UNIX development at Hewlett Packard
and OS kernel work for Microsoft, while his entrepreneurial nature
drove Mike to conceive and manage his own telecommunications software
company. Mike has held senior leadership positions for a number
of global technology companies and holds a patent in the mobility
sector for E911 quality testing. Mike leads the corporate engineering,
technical and support staff in Kirkland Washington.
Mike is an avid deep-water scuba diver,
basketball coach and received his B.S. in Computer Science at Oregon
Directeur Général France
Alexandre has over 10 years experience in software
industry sales and general management, joining ADVANCED BusinessLink
in 2002 to launch, develop and manage the French operation. He has
a solid background in the creation and execution of strategic planning
for taking new concepts/technologies to market as business solutions.
Alexandre was born in Paris and has lived both
in France and Berlin, Germany. Outside the office, he enjoys spending
time with family, a love for literature and gastronomy (the art
and science of good eating).