Prior to joining Stratfor, Chip was vice president of global sales for Innography where he successfully led all sales initiatives, client adoption and product refinement to meet market demand over the last four years. He also helped position the company for a successful sale/exit to CPA Global as of November 2015. Previous executive positions also include vice president of North American sales at Hyperion and Pervasive Software, regional vice president of sales at QlikTech and vice president of sales and marketing at ALI Solutions. He also served as general manager of Pervasive Software's data integration division. Chip holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing and Accounting from Stephen F. Austin University.