Christian Reilly recently served as Vice President, Technology Strategy at Citrix. He led the Technology Strategy Organization, which was established to focus on Citrix’s long-term strategic technology decisions and facilitate engagement across a varied and complex ecosystem. Prior to this role, he served as Vice President & Chief Technology Officer for Citrix. In that role, Christian routinely engaged with a global customer and partner base to articulate the Citrix vision, working collaboratively to understand better customer strategy, industry and business direction, and evolving markets. Prior to joining Citrix, Christian held several key IT leadership positions over a 19-year career at US-based Engineering & Construction firm Bechtel, where, in his last role, reporting to the CIO, he was responsible for the strategic planning, infrastructure & enterprise architecture, applications & systems portfolio, and global innovation program. Christian led the team that identified strategic areas of new and emerging technology development and advised on sustainable innovations that would make the biggest impacts to Bechtel’s $35bn global business.
Christian studied Business and Computing at a college affiliated with the University of Central Lancashire, England.