Chris is Managing Director and co-founder of Armada Corporate Intelligence, a company created in 1999 to provide strategy foundation, competitive intelligence, business analysis and economic forecasting for corporate clients. Armada’s clients include YRC Worldwide, TranSystems, Spencer Fane Britt and Browne, KPMG and Hallmark International.
Chris is the editor and primary writer for several publications, including:
• Business Intelligence Briefs – distributed daily via Chambers of Commerce throughout the U.S. focused on US economic and business issues
• Strategic Intelligence Briefs – distributed daily via World Trade Centers and international business organizations focused on global economic and business trends
• Fabrinomics – a bi-weekly industry analysis produced by the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association
• Daily industry analysis and assessment for clients such as TranSystems and YRC Worldwide
Chris holds a Masters Degree in Soviet and East European Studies, a Masters in East Asian Studies and a Ph.D. in Political Economics from the University of Kansas. He has been on the faculty of universities in the U.S., Hungary, Estonia, Russia, Singapore and Taiwan.