Christopher Whitaker is a 22-year telecommunications professional who has spent his career focused on business solutions ranging from SMB to national enterprise organizations in the Channel. As Telarus VP of Advanced Solutions -IoT & Mobility, he serves as a technology ambassador. He is an award-winning channel leader for his efforts in solving business issues with technology for his partners. He is the chairperson for the Verizon Wireless Partner Advisory Council as well as a member of the CompTIA Emerging Technology board. Other recognition includes NCTI Honor Grad for marketing and TCA Certified Telecommunications Professional. Before telecom, he was a US Army Airborne Infantrymen. He also is the host of “The Wireless Way” podcast. He enjoys boating on Lake Lanier in GA and spending time with his wife, four children, and two dogs in his free time.