Chief Executive Officer
As Chairman and CEO, Chris oversees Magnitude Software’s overall corporate vision and strategic direction, and drives the company’s acquisition, integration, and growth strategies to extend its global reach.
Under his leadership, Magnitude Software has developed an unparalleled customer experience, strengthened its culture of innovation, and greatly increased profitability and shareholder value. In September 2014, Ney successfully secured up to $100 million in capital to further build Magnitude Software through product innovation, organic growth and strategic acquisitions.
Ney was previously the co-founder and president of Silverback Enterprise Group, where the team completed the strategic acquisition of nine industry-leading enterprise software companies and leveraged their synergies to build two powerful new entities: Magnitude Software and Upland Software. Magnitude Software offers a family of award-winning applications, from business intelligence and data warehousing to master data management, reporting and analytics. Upland Software (UPLD: Nasdaq) went public in late 2014 and is a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise work management software, with more than 1,200 active enterprise customers and over 300,000 active users in more than 50 countries.
Prior to co-founding Silverback, Ney was CEO of a series of Trilogy/Versata portfolio software companies. He previously served as chairman of the board, CEO and founder of CoreTrac, a financial services CRM software company. Ney began his career working for investment banking firms Lehman Brothers and UBS. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Texas A&M University.