Chris is a versatile professional with experience in product management, employee development, problem solving, strategic planning, carbon reduction, sustainability, and customer service. He enjoys learning about new concepts and technologies, especially in the energy systems space to be a resource for others. Chris works cross-functionally to develop innovative and pragmatic solutions for customers that create win/win solutions.
Chris spent 12 years at multiple North American Class I railroads in operations, reliability, and mechanical engineering. He is now at Wabtec as the Senior Director of Services Product Management where he is developing the roadmap and strategy for the energy systems powering the world’s existing freight locomotives. His products push the existing diesel-burning locomotive fleet to be more reliable and fuel efficient while growing to include energy sources such as alternative fuels, batteries, and hydrogen that are needed to support the industry’s transition to carbon neutrality.