Christian Reilly serves as Vice President & Chief Technology Officer for the Workspace Services Business Unit at Citrix, responsible for technology strategy and platform engineering. The Workspace Services Business Unit is the largest within Citrix by revenue and comprises many of the core products and technologies, including XenApp, XenDesktop, XenMobile, XenServer and Citrix Workspace Cloud.
Prior to joining Citrix, Christian held several key leadership positions at US-based Engineering & Construction firm Bechtel, where he was most recently responsible for the strategic planning, enterprise architecture and innovation program within the corporate Information Systems & Technology group. Christian led the team that identified strategic areas of technology development and advised on sustainable innovations that would make the biggest impacts to Bechtel’s $35bn business.
In addition to expertise in technology strategy, systems design, commercial evaluation, implementation and operation of complex solutions, Christian also previously oversaw commercial and technical vendor management of key global accounts for Bechtel including Citrix, Cisco, HP, Juniper and Microsoft. Christian is a native of Manchester, England and studied Business & Computing at the University of Central Lancashire, England.