Christopher Luise is Co-CEO at ADNET Technologies, LLC. Early in his career, Christopher co-founded ADNET with Co-CEO Edward Laprade, and worked for several years as vice president responsible for new business development. In 1995, he left ADNET and spent the next 13 years driving innovative, technology-based solutions in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and Asia as group CIO and later CEO for a Global Financial Services organization. Christopher returned to ADNET in 2008 to lead the Infrastructure and Advisory Services consulting practices with a full-time focus on strategy, operations, and branding.
Christopher has over 20 years of experience and proven leadership in global business and Information Technology operations. His vision as an executive-level manager with a unique background in IT strategy and marketing has driven success and sustained growth in global brands within the financial services industry and the technology sector. Throughout his career, Christopher has focused on developing progressive service models and engaging successful new business opportunities. As the CEO of European operations for a large financial services firm, he built integrated and synergistic teams in Berlin and London, and guided the organization to profitability through an economic recession.
Throughout global mergers and acquisitions, Christopher has focused on enabling firms to retain knowledge, efficiencies, and operational standards, successfully bringing the skills of over 57,000 employees in over 50 countries under one corporate brand. Christopher has spearheaded significant change initiatives that have strengthened global brands and created award-winning employment cultures for his staff.
At ADNET, Christopher is responsible for the technology direction of the organization, with a strong focus on building strategic, long-term partnerships with ADNET’s clients and technology partners.