Director, Former CEO ShopperTrak
Christopher Ainsley currently holds a number of Director and Advisory roles. Prior to that, as CEO, he led ShopperTrak’s global expansion as the retail industry’s leader in traffic intelligence and information products. He was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s day-to-day operations,specifically its revenue growth and strategic direction. Under Christopher’s leadership, the company greatly increased its presence in Latin America, Asia and Africa. ShopperTrak was successfully sold to Tyco, now part of Johnson Controls.
Before joining ShopperTrak, Christopher served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Patent Board. He successfully transitioned the company from a consultancy to a business model of online tools and analytical products. Prior to that, he served for two years as Senior Vice President of global strategy and business development for LexisNexis, New York and as President and Chief Executive Officer of WoltersKluwer Health, one of three international divisions of WoltersKluwer NA.
A native of England and now an American citizen, he graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration with a Master of Business Administration degree. He also holds a Master of Arts degree from Oxford University.