Chris Ruff is the President and CEO of UIEvolution. He is widely recognized as an expert on mobile technology and connected services. He speaks frequently on topics of connected devices/services, mobile strategy, UX/UI, platform fragmentation and telematics.
Chris is a true pioneer of the wireless industry and is recognized as one of the most experienced individuals in the mobile market. Joining UIEvolution in 2000, Chris has been leading the company's growth, sets global strategy and drives sales and marketing execution for 5 years. Under Chris' leadership, UIEvolution has grown into a global leader of mobile software solutions, powering some of the most succeful brands like ESPN, Disney, Toyota, Verizon and AT&T. UIEvolution has offices in the US and Japan.
Prior to joining UIEvolution, Chris was co-founder and CEO of Aptelix Inc, where he was responsible for communicating the company's vision, defining product strategy and raising initial seed funding.
Chris holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Washington, graduating in the top 5% of the class. He also holds Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Montana.