Chris is a partner at Withum and serves as the firm’s Practice leader for the Technology and Emerging Growth Services Group. With over 15 years of experience, he has dedicated his time to servicing this industry and tech community and has had the privilege of working and building relationships with some of the most well-known and successful technology and emerging growth companies in the space. In addition to servicing his clients, his responsibilities include representing the firm in the marketplace, developing marketplace strategies, leading the growth and success of the firm’s technology and emerging growth practice.
Beyond accounting, he has developed a deeply focused skill set within the sector as a strategic advisor and consultant. With an emphasis on M&A and auditing, he often consults with clients on accounting for complex capital structure, interpretation of revenue recognition standards, capitalized software, acquisition accounting, exit planning, and software selection/implementation among others.
His expertise spans a variety of industry verticals within the technology and emerging growth community including but not limited to Ad-Tech, E-Commerce, Ed-Tech, Digital Media, Social Media, AR/VR, AI and Crypto based companies.
Chris has authored numerous articles on a variety of topics and is frequently scheduled on speaking engagements at industry events. A graduate of Rowan University, Chris earned both his BA degree in accounting and master’s degree in business administration. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA), the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), the New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) and the New York Technology Council (NYTC). Chris has received several accolades including the 2010 WithumSmith+Brown Strength in Client Service award, the 2012 WithumSmith+Brown Frederick S. Withum Entrepreneurship award, the 2013 WithumSmith+Brown Strength in Marketing award and was a 2013 M&A Advisors 40 under 40 award winner.