Christopher Lafond has been a Director of Pega since April 2019.
Mr. Lafond is currently chief financial officer and board member for Insurity, a property and casualty insurance technology and services provider, a role he has held since 2017. He has more than two decades of executive leadership experience working with large, publicly-traded, multinational companies, developing and executing long range corporate initiatives while ensuring focus on the business models and strategic objectives that maximize value creation.
He was previously the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Intralinks, a global leader in secure content collaboration software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions from June 2015 to June 2017. Prior to that, he held different leadership positions at Gartner from March 1995 to June 2014, including executive vice president and chief financial officer. At Gartner, he developed a financial strategy that resulted in a seven-times increase in market cap through the delivery of consistent, double-digit organic revenue growth. He was previously on the board of SiriusDecisions from August 2017 to January 2019.
Mr. Lafond holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Connecticut, and an M.B.A. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.