Christian Reilly is vice president of global product and technology strategy at Citrix. He also serves as an expert to share the Citrix vision with customers, partners and Citrix global teams. Working to better understand the evolving markets in which Citrix competes, his team delivers strategic counsel into the business to influence future product direction.
Prior to Citrix, Reilly was at Bechtel Corp. for 18 years, where he was most recently responsible for the strategic planning, enterprise architecture and innovation program within the corporate Information Systems and Technology group. Under his direct leadership, the team defined strategic areas of technology development and advised on sustainable innovations that would make the biggest impacts to the business. Reilly has expertise in technology strategy, systems design, commercial evaluation, implementation and operation of complex solutions; at Bechtel, he oversaw vendor management of key core vendors such as Citrix, Cisco, HP, Juniper and Microsoft as well as emerging startup companies with new technologies, products, and solutions. Reilly has been recognized for leading the technical team at Bechtel that created what has been called the first enterprise private cloud deployment.