Managing Director, Chairman
Christopher is a successful entrepreneur who has helped companies with vision, strategy, culture and operational alignment. In his role with the firm, he is working to build DURAND into a nationally recognized firm focused on advising clients in both law and in business.
Prior to joining DURAND, he was the president & co- founder behind Cimpl, acquired by Upland Software (NASDAQ: UPLD). His leadership helped propel Cimpl from a technology start-up to one of North America's leading providers of enterprise asset and expense management software. In the process, Christopher built an award winning culture and was a 2018 winner of Telecom CEO of the Year.
As a frequent speaker, author, and quoted expert, he has been featured in many prominent national and international publications on the topics of enterprise asset management, mobility, entrepreneurship and corporate culture.
He holds a Bachelor degree in Management Information Systems and Marketing from John Molson School of Business at Concordia University and is a graduate of the Entrepreneur’s Masters Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for founders of high growth companies. He also completed London Business School's exclusive 5 year, Presidents Leadership Programme in 2019.
Christopher is a contributing member of the Young Presidents Organization(YPO) and is an investor with Anges Quebec. He also volunteers as a mentor & speaker with McGill University's Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship.
SaaS Business Consulting
Venture Capital & Growth Equity Advisory
Technology Company Board of Directors
Strategic Business Consulting
Enterprise Sales & Demand Generation
Employment Brand & Culture