Prior to joining the Connectivity Research Center, Chris managed multiple consortiums at University of New Hampshire-InterOperability Lab(UNH-IOL) primarily in the Layer 2 technology space. She also served member of the Executive Team and provide oversight to the technical training and career services within UNH-IOL. Prior to her work at UNH-IOL Chris spent 17 years in the Data Communications industry as a Firmware Engineer, working for Cabletron Systems implementing functionality on a layer 2 switching platform and Zhone Communication, integrating POTS technology into a chassis based DSLAM. She also worked as an Engineering Manager for Enterasys Networks, managing a team of software quality assurance engineers, and serving as an interface from engineering to the executive leadership team.
Chris earned her BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.