Chris Holly

Chris Holly is a founding partner of McKinley Investments. He has held a number of senior executive roles in IT and start-up businesses including CEO, and Business Development Director. His expertise includes sales, marketing, business development, general management, financial control and strategic planning roles.

Chris initially came to the UK in 1986 to establish a European HQ for a major US manufacturer supplying the graphics arts market. He then founded a start-up system integrator in the UK going on to spear-head international sales & marketing for a leading UK software developer establishing and managing a distribution network in EMEA, Australia-Asia and Japan. Following acquisition by a leading US company, he went to a start-up UK eSecurity company as CEO responsible for setting the company direction and securing additional funding.