Chris Bowers 1

Christopher Bowers, MBA.

VP Strategic Operations

Chris was originally a Strategic Advisor to MaveriX from 2018 to 2021 then promoted to VP Strategic Operations in 2022. Prior to joining MaveriX Chris was the Chief of Staff and General Manager of Corporate Services at Applied Materials, a multinational firm, where he resolved challenging business and operational issues necessitating the restructuring of a portfolio of corporate functions resulting in successful acquisition integration. Prior to Applied Materials, Chris spent 5 years at Philips Electronics, a Dutch multinational conglomerate corporation working closely with the then CEO on operational and organizational initiatives that led to a fundamental repositioning of the business. Chris’ deep operational exposure and leadership skills are grounded in his combat experience leading covert operations with the Elite UK Special Forces. Chris is a cancer survivor and as Chair and Chair Emeritus of the Stanford Cancer Council has led the philanthropic outreach for the Stanford Cancer Institute, an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, raising hundreds of millions of US dollars to fund the mission, strategy, and development of the Institute. He received his MBA from the Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK.