Kris Kovacs is the President and CEO of Constellation Digital Partners in Raleigh, NC. As CEO, Kris has lead the company from its founding, through the development of the Constellation open development platform for secure financial services, the expansion of the ecosystem to support more than 110 fintech partners, and integration with the credit union marketplace. Constellation’s patented platform represents a disruptive business model that challenges decades of legacy business practices and promises industry changing advancements in online and mobile banking. Prior to this role, Kris spent 25 years working in credit unions; split evenly between Navy Federal Credit Union (Vienna, VA) and Coastal Credit Union (Raleigh, NC), where his last role was Chief Information Officer. He is also a Certified Innovation Executive (CIE - CUES).