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Christopher Keene is an entrepreneur, executive and educator. He is currently the CEO of WaveMaker Software, a San Francisco-based company focused on Web 2.0 enterprise development tools. In 2006, he was an adjunct professor at INSEAD, living in Paris. Previously, he was the founder and CEO of Nasdaq-listed Persistence Software, which was sold to Progress Software. Chris has consistently been recognized as a visionary software executive, securing him a place in Intelligent Enterprise's Top Ten Technology Leaders. Prior to founding Persistence, Chris was an engagement manager with McKinsey & Company in New York and Hamburg. Before that, Chris worked at Ashton-Tate and Hewlett-Packard. He earned an MBA from the Wharton School, and holds a Bachelor's Degree with Honors in Mathematics from Stanford University.

Time is for angels and butterflies - The one has too much, and the other too little - James Thurber