Chris Van Zandt is Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for Alaris. He leads a global, customer-focused marketing and product management team driving new product development, commercialization and go to market activities in more than 20 countries. A transformational leader, Van Zandt excels at discerning and clearly articulating the value of Alaris’ award-winning document capture portfolio to enable sales channel partners to deliver innovative solutions and value to end users.
Van Zandt has a wealth of experience in sales, marketing, strategy, product/solution development, and commercialization. In his previous roles with Kodak Alaris, he served as Vice President of Global Product Management, and Vice President & General Manager of the Americas Region for the Kodak Alaris - Paper Photo Chemicals & Film (PPF) business, with full P&L responsibility. Prior to this, Van Zandt was Worldwide Marketing Director for Kodak Professional, where he led marketing and commercialization efforts to launch a range of photographic products and workflow solutions in support of the digital conversion of professional photographic workflows. He also orchestrated the worldwide launch of NexPress Digital Production Printing Presses into the professional photo markets. Van Zandt’s early career included sales management, product management and senior marketing roles at Bausch & Lomb, Sara Lee and Dun & Bradstreet.
Van Zandt earned an MBA in Marketing from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree in Management from Gettysburg College. He resides in Rochester, NY with his wife Lynne. When not working, Chris and Lynne enjoy visits from friends and their two adult children Maggie and Chris Jr. and their families in the nearby Finger Lakes region.