Chris Nichols

Chief Technology Officer at iPipeline

Chris Nichols, Chief Technology Officer, brings over 24 years of Life Insurance software experience to his role at iPipeline. Joining the team in 2007 as Director of Research & Development, he was quickly recognized as an invaluable asset within the organization, overseeing multiple extensive application platform rewrites and updates, and even leading initiatives for iPipeline Japan.

Chris became a member of the Life Insurance Software industry in 1995 when he started as a developer at LifeLink, progressing to a product manager and eventually the Director of Technology. It was in these early stages of his career that he began developing his experience managing products, information technology strategies, and quality assurance.

In his current role as EVP of Research and Development, Chris has a special focus on DevOps and improving processing within the organization.

Chris is a graduate of University of Kansas with a Bachelor of General Studies in Environmental Studies. Outside of the office, Chris is an avid trail runner and raises puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind.



  • Chief Technology Officer

    May, 2022 - present

  • EVP, Research & Development

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