Chris Heim serves as Mesirow Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, Chris and his team work to strategically develop and implement a firm-wide technology strategy and roadmap that aligns Mesirow systems, projects and organizational goals while elevating the technology brand of our firm. Through his efforts, Mesirow continuously works toward anticipating and meeting the needs of the firm and our clients.
With 20 years of experience, Chris is a strategic technology leader with a proven track record of supporting and driving business growth. Prior to joining Mesirow in 2019, he was the Senior Director of IT Strategy and Operations at Harris Associates, where he was responsible for the enterprise architecture, technology roadmaps, product development and operations. Previously, as the Head of Engineering and Operations for GCM Grosvenor, Chris oversaw multiple teams responsible for cloud technology, infrastructure, operations and firm-wide project execution.
Chris earned a Bachelor of Science in information systems at DePaul University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.