chief information officer, americas and senior partner
Christopher Beaugrand is Chief Information Officer, Chief Operations Officer and Senior Partner at NGS Global. He is responsible for technology planning, integration, and support, as well as day-to-day operations and human resources in the Americas.
Prior to the formation of NGS Global, Mr. Beaugrand was Chief Information Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Partner at Nosal Partners LLC. Before joining Nosal Partners in 2006, Mr. Beaugrand founded and ran a successful computer consulting company that served a nationwide clientele. Focusing on small, growing businesses, it provided a level of computer and technical support usually reserved for companies with a dedicated in-house staff. It also specialized in providing start-up support to allow a company to grow from nothing more than an idea, to the point that it hired a full-time IT department. Before starting his own company, Mr. Beaugrand oversaw all aspects of technology and internet strategy for a San Francisco-based venture capital firm.
Mr. Beaugrand earned a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Western Ontario. He also holds a BA hons. from Queen’s University at Kingston in Ontario, Canada.
Mr. Beaugrand has a passion for the outdoors and once rode his bicycle 3,000 miles from Vancouver to Toronto on a bet with a friend.