Christopher Thierry, Chairman & CEO
Christopher is a successful entrepreneur who helps and invests in companies to accelerate vision, strategy, culture and operational alignment.
Prior to founding Rated R Group, he spent 20 years as the president & co- founder behind Cimpl, an enterprise SaaS company that managed billions of dollars of technology spending on behalf of large companies. Cimpl was acquired by Upland Software (NASDAQ: UPLD) in 2019.
Cimpl went 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.