Christa Quarles

Member Since 2022

Christa Quarles




Christa Quarles serves as Alludo's CEO and sits on the company's Board of Directors. Joining the company (then Corel) in 2020, Christa is a seasoned executive with over two decades of experience leading companies and spearheading financial and operational initiatives. As CEO of OpenTable, Christa led a period of transformational change, successfully navigating the company’s transition to cloud-based, small business solutions, and drove meaningful bottom- and top-line growth across its global operations. Prior to joining OpenTable, she served as Chief Business Officer of Nextdoor, a marketplace connecting local communities to small businesses. Earlier in her career, she served as Senior Vice President, Interactive Games at The Walt Disney Company, where she led Disney Interactive to profitability. She also served as Chief Financial Officer of Playdom, which was later acquired by Disney. Christa also currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Affirm and Kimberly-Clark. She received a BS in Economics and German from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.


  • Executive Management
  • Growth Strategy and Execution
  • Innovation


February 2nd, 2023

14 ways to build your business network and market exposure in 2023

Don't be afraid to get out of your comfort zone and take the next step to increase your personal connections. 

January 9th, 2023

16 ways leaders can set achievable expectations for their team to grow 

Apply these strategies to enhance your team's performance levels and standards.

December 20th, 2022

Heads up, leaders: Here are a few things your employees aren’t telling you about their remote work experience

If there’s even a chance that more than 40% of your people are contemplating a move to get their choice of working conditions, the time to act is now.

November 4th, 2022

Management by haiku: Why constraint is the key to unleashing innovation, momentum, and purpose

Constraints are the key to being unrestrained. 



Alludo is a global technology company helping people work better and live better. We’re the people behind award-winning, globally recognizable brands including Parallels®, CorelDRAW®, MindManager®, and WinZip®. Our professional-caliber graphics, virtualization, and productivity solutions are finely tuned for the digital remote workforce delivering the freedom to work when, where, and how you want. With a 35+ year legacy of innovation, Alludo empowers ALL YOU DO helping more than 2.5 million paying customers to enable, ideate, create, and share on any device, anywhere.


  • Information Technology
  • Productivity Tools
  • Virtual Workforce