EXA Leadership

Chris McKee


Chris is EXA’s President. He’s responsible for setting and managing the strategic priorities of the company to drive profitability and growth. Prior to joining EXA, he served as the General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for GTT Communications. Under Chris’ leadership, GTT bought over 40 companies and grew annual revenues from $65 million to over $1.6 billion during his tenure. He has more than 25 years’ experience of executive leadership in telecommunications. He is a well-known speaker at industry and business conferences. Prior to joining GTT in 2008, he served as an executive at StarVox Communications, Covad, XO and Net2000. He started his career as a lawyer in private practice with a number of law firms including Dickstein Shapiro (now BlankRome) in Washington, DC. Chris currently serves on the Board of Cool Technologies Inc. – a publicly traded product development company in the energy sector.