Christa Quarles

Member Since 2022

Christa Quarles

CEO

Alludo

California

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.


SKILLS

  • Executive Management
  • Growth Strategy and Execution
  • Innovation

RECENT CONTENT

November 4th, 2022

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

Constraints are the key to being unrestrained. 

October 26th, 2022

14 leading factors about hybrid-remote work business models

If you're thinking about making the transition to a more flexible work environment, the positives outweigh the negatives, according to these panel experts from Fast Company Executive Board. 

September 14th, 2022

15 daily habits to boost productivity among leaders and their teams

Sometimes, the simplest daily habits can have the most significant impact on your overall productivity and mindset.


COMPANY INFO

Alludo

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.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Information Technology
  • Productivity Tools
  • Virtual Workforce

INDUSTRY

Technology