Chris Kibarian



Chris joined Lightcast in 2022 as CEO, driven by his excitement to work with great teams and serve customers with a real mission and purpose. As the global leader in labor market analytics, Lightcast is continuously unlocking new possibilities in the labor market, and Chris is committed to that mission. He has 20 years of experience leading business transformation and growth acceleration across business services, enterprise SaaS, and data-intensive companies, ranging from small startups to billion-dollar global brands. Chris has led impact initiatives in digital marketing, product development, sales optimization, cost management, process automation, and digital transformation. With experience building strong teams across many geographies and industry verticals, his leadership style is energetic and growth-focused. He values the opportunity of working at a global company with teams all over the world. There is nothing more thrilling to him than to land in a new country or new city, and getting to meet new people to work together on something that has the potential to change the world for the better. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids. They like to travel and go on new adventures, and they enjoy cooking for and entertaining family, friends, and neighbors. Chris and his family currently reside in Piedmont, CA.