Chris Gstalder

Managing Director

Chris is a Managing Director at Accenture based out of the Tampa Bay office.  As a part of Accenture’s leadership team for utilities, Chris is responsible for managing some of the industry’s most complex IT and business transformations related to customer service.  He also has responsibility for Accenture’s south market unit in the Retail Utilities practice, with scope ranging from system integrations, energy transition and green energy strategy, data and analytics insights, and creating better experiences for employees and customers, especially as we all adapt to new ways of working.

Chris holds a BE in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Management of Technology from Vanderbilt University.  He was born and raised in the Tampa Bay area, has been married to his wife Lauren for 10 years, and has two beautiful girls, ages 7 and 3.

Outside of work, Chris enjoys training for half marathons, traveling to new places with family, playing and listening to music, learning about new technologies, and being the chauffeur for his kids now that he has much fewer work trips scheduled.

Chris has also recently joined the Tampa Bay Emerging Leaders Council and is becoming involved in the area’s dynamic innovation and entrepreneurial scene. He is excited to join the board of Girls Inc. to help girls explore potential opportunities in STEM-based paths and connect them to the amazing ideas that are being created in their community.