Chris Benson

Chris Benson

VP, Cloud Engineering


Degree Institution: Oracle


Chris Benson is a Senior Director of Software Development in Oracle’s Communications Global Business Unit.  Mr. Benson is responsible for managing strategic direction and product development for Platform Technologies supporting Oracle’s Communications products.

Formerly Assistant Vice President of Platform development at Tekelec,  Mr. Benson led a global solutions architecture and development team delivering industry leading infrastructure technologies deployed in core telecommunications networks worldwide.  He served in this role for more than six years.  Previously, Mr. Benson spent ten years at Tekelec  holding a number of management positions with increasing responsibility in application and infrastructure development.

Prior to that, Mr. Benson served as the site manager and systems architect for electronic sensory measures systems at Communications Systems Technology Incorporated.  He also held lead software and systems development positions at Scientific Research Corporation.

Mr. Benson has a Master of Science degree from Georgia Tech in Electrical Engineering.