VP of Sales, US Federal Civilian
Christopher Ginder serves as a Regional Vice President of Federal Civilian Sales at Elastic, an open-source search platform aimed at enterprises seeking to unlock insights from data from any source and allowing users to take action. In this role Chris is accountable for developing and maintaining relationships with customers, key vendors, prime integrators, and vertical partners. His is focused on providing clarity, direction, accountability and education to the Civilian field sales team for Elastic. Prior to this role, Chris was the Regional Director of Federal Civilian Sales at NetApp US Public Sector, and was responsible for NetApp’s Civilian federal organization as well as their federal healthcare vertical. Chris joined NetApp in 2007 and held multiple leadership roles across the federal business unit. Prior to joining NetApp, Chris held sales and marketing positions at companies such as Dell, OpenText, and Adobe, focused on the public sector and enterprise markets, and has been in the IT industry since 1995. Chris holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Georgetown University.
Chris, and his wife Shayne, reside in the City of Falls Church where he's an active member of the Chamber of Commerce and champions for the Little City whenever possible. Chris and Shayne also just celebrated their 20 year wedding anniversary in Palmetto Bluff, SC accompanied by their beagle, Jones.