President, Spotfire Division
Co-founder & CEO, Recorded Future
Director, Fina Technologies, Inc.
Christopher Ahlberg is the CEO of Recorded Future, Inc., and is an independent director of Hult International Business School (Education) and Fina Technologies (Hedge fund), and advises a series of start up companies. Earlier Ahlberg was the president of the Spotfire Division of TIBCO, which he founded as an independent company in 1996 and in 2007 sold to TIBCO (Nasdaq: TIBX) for $195M in cash.
Spotfire was founded based on his ground-breaking research on information visualization. Dr. Ahlberg earned his doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology, has worked as a visiting researcher at the University of Maryland, and has lectured and consulted extensively for industry, academia, military, and intelligence communities - as well as published & lectured in computer science, psychology, linguistics, biology, and chemistry. He has three granted software patents, and multiple patents pending. Dr. Ahlberg was named among the World's Top 100 Young Innovators by Technology Review, MIT's Magazine of Innovation in 2002.