Shareholder and Director at Northern Reflections
Chris Webber; owner and founder of Tolland Consulting is a sought after expert in growing and stabilizing businesses, With a determined focus on growing shareholder value, Mr. Webber has leveraged visionary leadership and an unyielding customer focus to build innovative, profitable, and growth-oriented organizations.
In 1989 Chris started his career by helping his first technology client grow from 5 to 75 staff in two years. He brought that passion for growth to start a manufacturing company that he took public and today has a valuation in excess of $20 million. He founded, and for over 15 years operated, Pacific Alliance Technologies (PAT), growing the firm into a Geographic Information System (GIS) industry leader. To facilitate its growth, he sold PAT to StarDyne Technologies. Subsequently he was COO of Dye & Durham Corporation where he was on the Senior Leadership Team that took the firm from a small SAAS company to a $400m valuation, an 18x increase in shareholder value during his two-year consulting engagement with them - it now trades publicly with a $3B+ valuation.
Today Chris advises several companies with a primary goal of increasing shareholder value, including:
Kitspace, Member Advisory Board and owner. Helping build out their footprint across the US and UK.
SciLeads, Member Advisory Board and owner. Early stage business planning to support a successful raise to fund their continued, short term business growth.
Bluestream, Member Advisory Board. Industry leader in structured content for manufacturing clients from Bombardier to FANUC Robotics.
Canalyst, CEO Advisor and owner. Provided strategic advice and investment to help the business grow.
MDA. Strategic Advisor. Working on the City of Richmond SMART city initiative authored the commercialization component of their successful Digital Technology SuperCluster proposal.