Chris Welsh, MBA 05

Chris Welsh MBA 05
Director of Sales, Snowflake Computing
San Francisco, Calif.

Previous Position

VP of Sales, Celigo Inc.
San Francisco, Calif.

Infantry Officer, U.S. Marine Corps; rated among the top 10 percent of his peers

Previous Degree

B.A., English and Political Economy | Carleton College, Northfield, Minn.

I gained the skills and knowledge to translate the fundamental
leadership talents I developed in the military to the business world.

Fast Facts

  • U.S. Marine in Korea, Japan and the Philippines; led 40-person rifle platoon and 50-person weapons platoon before completing tour of active duty as a rifle company executive officer.
  • Graduated with distinction—among the top in his class—from IBM’s Global Sales School.
  • Received IBM Sales Eminence Award, which honors the top echelon of IBM’s sellers whose prior year performance yielded top financial return.
  • Earned IBM Leadership Award, which recognizes top two percent of employees from North and South America for demonstrating leadership skills that generate results.