Christopher Olson, CWT

Chief Operating Officer

Christopher proudly serves as Chief Operating Officer of Global Water Technology, Inc. (GWT). In this capacity, Christopher is responsible for executing GWT’s vision for sustainable growth and service excellence, executive decision-making, and steering the company’s field operational strategies to ensure efficient, safe, and high-quality service delivery. As a champion of client service excellence and team engagement, Christopher is committed to adding value to employees and clients through promoting a culture of growth, brand prestige, innovation, and integrity.

Christopher joined GWT in late 2021 as Vice President of the Midwest Division after a multidisciplinary career path spanning the development of business and people through territory management, company growth, teaching, coaching, mentorship, and leadership. In 2019 Christopher pursued and attained the designation of Certified Water Technologist (CWT 09/05/2019). The CWT designation is one of the only accreditations in the water and energy services industry that certifies subject matter expertise and a commitment to business ethics and integrity.

Christopher’s career in Water and Energy Services began after earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University in 2005. During his time at ISU, Christopher studied chemistry, biology, ecology, economics, and statics. He worked in the aquatic ecology lab, mammalogy lab, and completed three internships with the IDNR Wildlife and Fisheries Divisions.

Christopher attributes his success as leader to continued education and a strong upbringing that valued hard work and faith. Numerous mentors along Christopher’s career path helped build his knowledge and operating demeanor. Christopher is grateful to serve GWT through mentoring water treatment professionals, business professionals, and clients.