Chris Gardner

Chief Technology Officer

Chris has over 25 years of technology, product, and operations focus at software and hardware-powered companies.  He’s served on executive teams, as a board member, and as a technical advisor. He’s passionate about transforming and scaling up the operations of growth-stage technology-enabled businesses.

Prior to joining Geoforce, Chris was the CTO of Outmatch (now Harver), a SaaS HR technology company that provides software to help high-volume recruiting organizations scale and hire more effectively.   There he led the re-platforming of their flagship application, drove technology due diligence and integration of multiple acquisitions, and led a significant operational transformation to modernize the product development and software engineering process.

Chris is a graduate of Southern Methodist University where he holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He and his family live in Dallas, Texas, and enjoy vacations to Hawaii, the family lake retreat in Wisconsin, and wine country in northern California.