Chris Iona

Founder FuturePass, Former VP Engineering Hipages
Chris Iona is the Founder of Future Pass, and has spent the past 14 years building, leading and scaling some of Australia’s best startups.
This expert is available for in-house training, one-on-one coaching, keynote and talks, consulting and implementation support.


His most recent role was VP of Engineering at Hipages, which saw him grow the team from 5 to 30, transforming the technology stack and tech culture to leverage cloud and modern practices. This led to a significant increase in service availability, deployments and velocity. Prior to that, Chris was an Engineering Director at Bigcommerce, and in that time helped grow the team through fast and strong growth. In 2014, Chris was listed on AIM’s 30–under-30 list for excellence in Management. He regularly presents at CTO Summits and conferences.

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