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Christopher Knerr

CEO & Co-Founder - Mareana Marketing


Chris is CEO and Co-Founder of Mareana Marketing, an innovative tech start-up using Big Data to transform the business value proposition, speed to market, intelligence and usability of enterprise software and solutions.  The firm also provides C-Level management consulting to select clients.

Previously, Chris was with Johnson & Johnson for 13 years, leading major strategic transformational change programs in Supply Chain and Commercial Operations.  Chris’s work at J&J focused on driving significant step improvements in customer experience and internal/external supply chain across multiple functions, geographies and business segments.  Most recently, as Vice President, Enterprise Business Systems Strategy, Chris led strategy, governance and execution for a massive global, cross-business sector portfolio of enterprise programs for J&J, including a multi-year set of global SAP roll-outs and the largest commercial contracting transformation ever done in J&J. 

Chris’s special areas of expertise and interest include executive leadership; integrating strategy, technology and operations; leading and developing global, cross-functional teams; change management; high complexity/white space problems; metrics and business performance measurement; program, project and risk management; and acquisition integration.

Chris earned an MBA with distinction from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University.  He lives with his wife and two children in Princeton, NJ.