Chip Suttles enters his third season with Sounders FC as Vice President of Technology. He is the voice in guiding the values and mission for the technology needs of the Seahawks, Sounders FC, and First & Goal, Inc. Suttles is responsible for aligning the technology vision with the overall business strategy of the organization and increase the performance of the organization through modernizing technology to improve the spectator experience and drive increased revenue. Areas of focus include improved stadium technology, player performance analytics, CRM systems development, websites and social media enhancement. Suttles joins the Seahawks and Sounders FC after working most recently for the Vancouver Canucks in 2011 as Director of Technology. Prior to his season with the Canucks, Suttles worked for the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC); his fourth time participating in the Olympic Games. At VANOC, Suttles was the Director of Broadcast and prior to that had served in various technology roles from venue technology manager to director of the PMO in the planning through operations phases of the Olympic Games in Torino, Salt Lake City and Atlanta. Suttles and his wife, Lauren, have two sons, Ty and Aidan. Suttles enjoys participating in a variety of recreational sports and coaching little league football.