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Chris Nielsen

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Chris Nielsen


As Director at Angelpoint, Chris leads the company’s largest accounts and helps clients build sustainable SAM programs with effective processes and reliance on trustworthy data. An experienced and skilled SAM/ITAM practitioner, Chris has helped numerous large and complex organizations avoid millions of dollars in software costs by proactively managing their software estate.

Chris is passionate about data. He loves to analyze and synthesize data from disparate sources to build a roadmap for stakeholders that gives them the fidelity they need to make the best decision for their business.

Before joining Anglepoint, Chris worked at Huntsman International, where he built an internal SAM practice and performed internal audits. He also worked at KPMG within their IBM license compliance practice and was responsible for leading software license audits.

Chris is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). His professional certifications include a Certified Software Asset Manager (CSAM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and ServiceNow Certified Implementation Specialist. Chris is based in Houston, Texas and earned a Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) from Brigham Young University.

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