Christopher W. Garrison
Vice President of Business Development Chris Garrison is VP of Business Development and a CoFounder at Motionloft. Chris has a deep interest in sensor technologies, the Internet of Things industry, and Intelligent Cities. Chris started his career at Google, where he worked as a Global Program Manager for the Consumer Technology division, it was there that he collaborated on initiatives to connect the dots between the online and offline analytics industries.
Recognizing the need reliable, accurate data sources for the physical world, Chris joined the team to found Motionloft, with the goal of delivering ubiquitous and widely accessible behavioral data to an array of industries. With degrees from the University of Illinois in Political Science and Information Technology, Chris is passionate about how data can be used to improve everything from analytical decision making and operational efficiency, to streamlining municipal services, changing how we interact with the cities we live in.
Strategic Alliances Dave leads Current’s ISV Partner Ecosystem. For the past 2 years, his focus has been on developing the go-to-market models for ISV partners, creating Current’s ISV commercial vehicles, and engaging with sales to drive revenue through partnerships. He is passionate about the interplay and practical use of IoT, Big Data and collaborative ecosystems to solve current and emerging business needs in the digital economy. He is based in Cleveland, OH and has been with GE since 2014.
Retail Marketing Manager Jerri Traflet drives the Retail vertical Marketing strategy for Current, powered by GE. With more than 30 years of experience as a retailer and delivering bleeding edge solutions through Retail technology leaders such as IBM, Oracle, Cisco and others, her work has been transformational in addressing key business outcomes for retailers globally across all segments. Engagements with Walmart, Metro, Best Buy, Whole Foods, Harrods, Carrefour, Ahold-Delhaize and others has provided tremendous insight in delivering innovation in customer experience, associate productivity and operational excellence.