Chris Madison

Charlotte, North Carolina, US

Chief Architect, VP of Development
Chris's Skills
Change Management
Open to networking with people holding these skills
Business Intelligence
Account Management
Business Planning
Business Strategy
Business Networking
Building Strong Relationships
Business Development
Product Management

Age Group


About Chris

An exceptional information technology leader with more than 20 years of experience within the software development life cycle, consulting, and aligning technology to support sales and marketing initiatives. Experienced in cloud and cognitive computing technologies. Responsible for hands on development of the first Question Answer gateway services, exposed through IBM's Bluemix.


Man does not simply exist, but always decides what his existence will be, what he will become the next moment. By the same token, every human being has the freedom to change at any instant - Viktor Frankl

Work Experience

VP of Technology, Chief Architect


June 2016 - November 2017

Responsible for the product development organization. Additional responsibilities included the design and implementation of clinical decision support software. Accountable for the on-time delivery and quality of clinical decision support and analytical software products. Managed third-party vendor relationships. Included leadership, management and development of the software development team. " Established a highly performant development team " Collaborated with leadership to establish Agile process flows in Jira " Managed cloud platforms including Azure and AWS " Awarded 2017 PeraHealth Values Award for Innovation

Senior I/T Architect


January 2000 - June 2016

Increasing responsibility including technical team leader, C-suite consultant, and product management. Exposed to broad industry experience including Healthcare, Chemical and Petroleum, Logistics, and Manufacturing. Established as an innovative leader culminating in consulting with customers to transform business processes leveraging Watson technologies. " Led technical pre-sales activities including statement of work development and estimation " Identified project risks and risk mitigation strategies " Engaged with customers to understand and document project and product requirements " Defined As-Is and To-Be business process flows for process optimization " Frequently rated as a significant thought leader and community contributor " Certified as an Application and Integration Architect " Numerous performance and knowledge based awards



BS - Computer Science

1993 - 1996



1993 - 1996

Grand Canyon University

MS - Health Care Informatics

2016 - 2018


AWS Solutions Architect