Chris Hoose is the founder of Choose Networks, Inc, An Iconic IT company. Choose Networks was born in 2001 as a sole proprietorship, grew to 42 employees, and merged with three other leading IT companies to form Iconic IT in 2019. Chris is now the VP of Communications for Iconic IT and is very involved in the IT community, he participates in ConnectWise’s IT Nation Evolve, speaks at industry events, and in 2018 Robin Robins named spokesperson of Technology Marketing Toolkit.
As CEO of Choose Networks for more than 18 years, Chris discovered his purpose: helping others lead impactful lives by listening, encouraging, and sharing his experiences.
Chris often refers to Choose Networks as his youngest Child. As the “father” of Choose Networks, Chris is a visionary and cheerleader for culture, which makes him perfect for the Vice President of Communications role in Iconic IT. Chris’s motto is “Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.” Chris embodies Iconic IT’s “better together” and looks forward to the challenge of building an iconic IT company. He is motivated by the unsurpassed talent of the combined teams and is looking forward to leading their marketing and communication platforms
Chris has been an entrepreneur his entire life. From humble beginnings selling greeting cards from the back of a comic book at age 10 to purchasing a Tropical Sno franchise at age 16 to founding Choose Networks at age 30, he has spent his entire professional career in Information Technology. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Management of Information Systems—both from Friends University in Wichita, Kansas.
Chris grew up in Kansas with small town roots. He continues to live in Wichita, Kansas with his wife Paula. He is an amateur golfer and the father of four children.