Chris Ruff

CEO & President, Glympse

As CEO and President of Glympse, Chris is responsible for leading the company’s growth and global strategy, facilitating company activity in sales, marketing, partnerships and product development. With over 25 years experience in the technology industry, he has great success translating corporate business visions into effective technology strategies and changes.


Chris has spent 20+ years in various executive leadership roles in the software, mobile and IoT industries. Before coming to Glympse, he spent 10 years as CEO & President of UIEvolution (now Xevo), a global leader in enterprise software for the connected car, mobile and the Internet of Things. With over 200 employees in Seattle and Tokyo, that company proudly supports industry leading companies including Toyota, Ford, Panasonic, Carnival Cruises and many other Fortune 1000 companies.


Chris has an MBA from the University of Washington.