Chris Brown has profitably scaled multiple subscription businesses across the telecom, internet, and SaaS software industries. At Nextel, Chris drove revenue from $80M to over $15B, and led a customer operations department of over 2,000 employees. He oversaw the corporate integration of Sprint & Nextel after their $35B merger (the largest in history at the time), securing over $10B of operating synergies. Chris led the team that closed Sprint’s $10B follow-on acquisition of Nextel Partner’s rural markets franchise. As president of ChaCha, he led the world’s fastest growing text search platform, winning AT&T Fast Pitch, Fierce 15 Most Influential Mobile Companies, and Frost & Sullivan’s Most Innovative Mobile Search product awards. Chris currently serves as COO of hc1.com where he has overseen 24 consecutive quarters of revenue growth.