TRAINING – Trainer Bio

Cris Ippolite
Cristoffer Ippolite

Cris Ippolite is the president and founder of iSolutions, Inc., a Los Angeles-based FileMaker development and consulting firm. Cris is a FileMaker 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 Certified Developer as well as one of the original Authorized FileMaker Professional Trainers and is one of 33 partner-level FileMaker Solution Alliance members in the world. He has been working with FileMaker for 21 years and is actively involved in all development projects for iSolution’s clients.

In 2014, Cris won the “FileMaker Excellence Award for his contributions as a trainer and evangelist for  FileMaker Certification. FMExcellenceAward

He is also a regular speaker at several technology conferences, including Flashforward, a top rated speaker at FileMaker Developer Conference, and conference speaker at MacWorld Expo.

In 2010, Cris was chosen by FileMaker, Inc to manage the FileMaker Training Series Track at FileMaker DEVCON. He was appointed to create curriculum, select fellow speakers and manage the content presented to allow attendees to prepare for the FileMaker Certification Exam. Cris continued in that role through DEVCON 2013.

Cris was a charter member of the FileMaker Professional Training Series Trainers and has taught each of the course offerings. He has presented dozens of onsite and public classes and is also the featured FileMaker (and Bento) author on You can also find Cris’ free video training here.Cris_Ippolite_Booth_011

Cris’ teaching style is short on lecture and powerpoint and heavy on class interaction, real world examples and in making difficult concepts easy to understand. He enjoys training and speaking and his enthusiasm for both is infectious to all those in attendance.

Visit him on the Web at

* Also learn more about Cris in this interview with FileMaker

See Cris in action with these FileMaker Bootcamp videos

As a FileMaker Authorized Trainer, iSolutions has undergone training directly from FileMaker, Inc. to deliver the FileMaker Training Series programs and has extensive knowledge of FileMaker best practices and solutions. The courses are highly customized to accelerate learning and increase individual productivity. FileMaker recognizes and recommends iSolutions as a qualified trainer.





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