Chris Medina has been managing operations and leading engineering teams for more than 27 years with the military and private enterprise. He currently leads the Federal vertical as the general manager for the Chef product line at Progress Software. Prior to Progress, Chris served as a Cyber CTA at Proofpoint security, supporting product solutions and integration and also, supported Specialty Engineering for Dell/EMC as a Director of customer solution architecture. Chris graduated from Radford University in 1995 with an intensity in neural physics and served in the US Navy and US Navy Reserve for 9 years supporting intelligence operations and the Explosive Ordinance Disposal groups out of Stump Neck Md. He loves the outdoors: golfing, fishing and raising his four daughters.