Chris is a Director in the Defense segment at Guidehouse. Prior to joining Guidehouse, Chris Choby lead DXC Technology as a Senior Director and Digital General Manager for Aerospace, Defense & Manufacturing – General Dynamics Account. Chris brings extensive consulting experience in developing and leading Digital transformational programs for the US Navy and Marine Corps as the IBM Global Business Services Navy and Marine Corps Account leader. At DXC, Chris advises and supports clients such as General Dynamics to define and realize their digital strategy. Leveraging proven transformational methodologies, Chris works collaboratively with General Dynamics’ teams, successful DXC AD&M Digital programs, and Digital commercial best practices to introduce enhanced performance capabilities leveraging automation, cognitive and microservice technologies.
Chris was the IBM GBS Navy/USMC Account Executive since 2016, he grew the Account from $50M to $95M in revenue. Chris has had 24 years’ experience with large scale Navy and Army Consulting Service programs. Chris has a deep background in all facets of complex consulting programs such as management consulting, program management, business development, and account leadership positions that began with Coopers & Lybrand, through PriceWaterhouseCoopers, to IBM Corporation, and now DXC Technologies. Recently as the Navy/USMC leader these complex programs were with various Navy ERP programs, Cloud, Cognitive, Analytics, Mobile, and standard Consulting programs. Under Chris’ guidance, the Navy/USMC Account accrued totaled sales greater than $410M. Chris brings these capabilities of understanding successful complex consulting programs with the deep experience and knowledge of the US Defense Services’ visions and strategies to General Dynamics.
Chris has a Mechanical Engineering degree from the Catholic University of America and an MBA from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School. Chris has an active DoD Secret Clearance.
MBA, Entrepreneurship, Dingman Scholar, University of Maryland Smith School of Business BS, Mechanical Engineering, The Catholic University of America