Christopher Boone is President & CEO of Cimbal, a software driven mobile promotion and payment network. His career includes senior executive positions in investment banking and operating roles leading software companies. Prior to Cimbal, Mr. Boone was President & CEO of Visuvi, an image initiated search engine and CEO of AppCentral, a desktop virtualization software company. He worked in management consulting as a technology, media and telecom advisor to leading asset management funds, law firms and technology companies and as a director of business and corporate development with Excite@Home. Mr. Boone was an investment banker with JPMorgan in New York where he managed a billion dollar derivatives portfolio. He began his career in corporate finance at Price Waterhouse. Mr. Boone is a recognized scholar with the Gerson Lehrman Groupâ€™s Technology, Media & Telecommunications council. He holds over a dozen US patents-pending in payment, authentication, virtualization and distributed networks. Mr. Boone is a graduate of JPMorgan's Executive Finance Program which included graduate business school professors from Harvard, Wharton, Columbia and NY University. He holds a bachelor of science degree in medical physics from the University of Notre Dame where he was an Isko Foundation academic scholarship recipient and rowed varsity crew.