Chris Paul Joins Continuum as CTO and VP of Engineering as Company Continues Growth and Expansion of Managed IT Services Offering
BOSTON – Oct. 29, 2014 – Continuum®, the industry's only channel-exclusive provider of fully integrated managed IT services solutions, has expanded its executive management team to include Chris Paul as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Vice President of Engineering. Chris was previously VP of Engineering at InsightSquared, the award-winning provider of Salesforce Analytics software for small and midsize companies. He is expected to take Continuum’s product platform and portfolio to the next level of performance as the company continues its rapid growth and expansion. Continuum supports over 3,500 Managed Services Provider (MSP) partners with the number growing daily.
“As we continue to provide and monitor IT environments via our cloud solutions, we needed a very senior executive to advance our engineering efforts and lead our more than 150 professionals in various engineering teams around the globe,” said Michael George, CEO at Continuum. “Chris possesses all of the knowledge, skills and experience to advance this organization to the next level of performance.”
Recognized for pioneering efforts in Software as a Service, high scale Internet computing, business intelligence and database systems, Chris Paul held the positions of VP of Engineering at Blueleaf, VP of Engineering at Visible Measures, CTO at NameMedia, CTO at Brainshark and VP of Engineering at NetGenesis, among others. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a computer science option from Carnegie-Mellon University. He is responsible for Continuum’s engineering functions worldwide including those in Boston, Mumbai and the company’s R1Soft location in Houston, acquired in August 2014.
“The demand for advanced IT solutions including advanced cloud-based solutions in the SMB market represents an enormous opportunity for Continuum as it executes on its mission to be the dominant leader in this category,” said Chris Paul. “I am thrilled to join a strong Continuum team to continue building the best portfolio of IT applications for delivery by MSPs to the SMB market.”
Continuum also announced today Hunter Smith as new Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Sudhakar Dongre as Assistant Vice President Infrastructure and IT Operations in Mumbai, India, reporting to Hunter. For more information, visit: http://media.continuum.net/press-releases/continuum-expands-executive-management-team-with-new-chief-information-officer