Chris Black is a highly innovative and driven technology-industry professional who has spent the past 18 years creating and growing numerous early to mid-stage software companies. He has an abiding passion for technology, operational improvement, and building smart, highly productive teams within a fun and collaborative culture. Chris joined Tendril in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer with the goal of achieving execution excellence and delivering world-class products to the market.
At Tendril, Chris applies his business acumen, deep technology knowledge, performance management, and leadership to his role as COO. Chris is responsible for executing on Tendril’s vision, and heads a team of highly motivated employees who work together collaboratively to give consumers more insight, choice, and control over their home energy use. Chris believes strongly in Tendril’s ability to deliver solutions for consumers to make a tangible difference in the way they use energy, and create positive and environmentally sustainable change for themselves and their communities.