Christopher Knaus Linkedin

Consultant

“Engage with the people who will be impacted by the change you are undertaking.”

Described by associates as even keeled, thoughtful and smart, Christopher Knaus has successfully applied what he’s learned across three decades of program management and consultancy leadership roles to boil it down to this wisdom: Do not surprise anyone, about anything, ever. A strong believer in the power of communication, Christopher’s clients appreciate his ability to innovatively lead change using clearly defined, visual project roadmaps—and always with smart contingencies baked in. 

Christopher held the role of Director of Program Management for XPLANE, a design consultancy focused on strategy activation for clients worldwide, including a quarter of the Fortune 500 companies. Christopher received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, and a certificate in graphic design from the Pacific Northwest College of Art.  

  • FUN FACT: MANAGED A SMALL MUSIC FESTIVAL CALLED TWANGFEST, FROM 2000 TO 2006
  • ALTERNATE CAREER: BOOKING AGENT
  • QUOTE TO LIVE BY: “IF YOU ARE GOING TO MOW THE LAWN, MOW THE WHOLE LAWN”