Proven Leaders in Application Lifecycle Optimization-Mobile Solutions and Technical Leadership
Chris Kadel is a hands-on leader with experience in all phases of the typical project lifecycle. He has lead or managed projects delivering value to clients over $20M in cumulative software development costs, and has lead large consulting organizations before helping to form Polaris Solutions with partner, Jim Morrison. Chris has lead projects in the areas of ecommerce, content management, and healthcare.
Chris's first work of programming consisted of helping his local high school schedule bracketed tournaments while in school.
Chris works tirelessly to help make the IT industry a better one by organizing, sponsoring, and participating in community events around the Microsoft technologies.
Bachelors in Arts, Economics, and Computing and Information Systems, Northwestern University
Jim has been active in the Microsoft community since 1995 with a focus on enterprise architecture and project management. Jim's vast experience with Microsoft solutions helps Polaris to bring the right technology and practice to our clients.
Prior to co-founding Polaris, Jim designed, developed, and managed consulting projects for a Chicago based Microsoft Partner. Jim believes in the important role of development process and team structure to deliver successful projects. He has built extensive experience assessing, evaluating, and expanding enterprise software in a variety of industries.
Jim earned his Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Master's degree in Management Information Systems from Northern Illinois University.