Chris Wooten

EVP, NICE Vertical Markets

Chris Wooten serves as Executive Vice President of the Surveillance Group since 2014. He is responsible for leading NICE’s global Surveillance team in developing and delivering innovative solutions to address the security, safety and operational challenges of organizations operating in today’s complex, dynamic world. ​

​​Mr. Wooten was one of the early pioneers in security at NICE, leading several strategic acquisitions that laid the foundation for the Security Group at the company. He was also instrumental in the establishment of NICE’s Global Public Safety b​​​​usiness and the Security Group in the Americas. During his tenure with NICE, Mr. Wooten has held various executive positions including Vice President and General Manager of the Public Safety Division, President of the Public Safety Global Business Unit and President of the Americas Security Division. 

​​Mr. Wooten has also held executive positions with Motorola, JTECH Communications and Thales Contact Solutions, where he led the organization to consecutive year double-digit revenue growth. Thales Contact Solutions was subsequently acquired by NICE in 2002.

Mr. Wooten holds a BSBA Degree in Marketing and Business Administration from the University of Central Florida.
“I am passionate about creating and delivering innovative solutions that will help our customers make the world a safer, securer and better place.”