Chief Operations Officer
As Chief Operations Officer at Marvell, Chris Koopmans leads global operations, marketing, information technology, facilities and M&A integration. Prior to becoming COO, Chris served as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Operations, where he led corporate transformation strategies and programs, in addition to global corporate marketing. Previously, he led Marvell’s Networking Business Group and Global Sales and Marketing.
Prior to joining Marvell in 2016, Chris served as Vice President and General Manager of Service Provider Platforms at Citrix Systems, where he drove the company’s strategy for the communications service-provider market. Chris joined Citrix with the acquisition of ByteMobile in 2012, a company he had co-founded and served as COO.
Chris earned a B.S. in Computer Engineering with Highest Honors from the University of Illinois, and was subsequently awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship under which he studied Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois. He has more than 10 patents issued to date.