Chris Ruff Biography

Chris Ruff

Managing Director, Driven Growth

Chris Ruff

Chris Ruff is an entrepreneur that has a passion for new technology and disruptive business opportunities. Chris has spent 20+ years, in various executive leadership roles in the software, mobile and IoT industries.

The last 10 years, Chris was President and CEO of UIEvolution, a global leader in enterprise software for the connected car, mobile and the Internet of Things. With over 200 employees in Seattle, WA and Tokyo, Japan, UIEvolution proudly supports industry leading companies including Toyota, Ford, DIRECTV, Panasonic, Princess Cruise Line and many other Fortune 1000 companies.

Chris has an MBA from the University of Washington, but more importantly has deep operational experience defining corporate strategy, developing business plans and raising millions of dollars in venture capital needed to create successful high growth technology companies.