Rod Fontecilla Guidehouse




Rod Fontecilla

Chief Innovation Officer
Innovation & Technology

With more than 30 years of experience providing innovative digital transformation and executing innovation projects, Rod leads innovation across Guidehouse as the Chief Innovation Officer. With a team of innovators focused on building solutions that align with our client's goals and mission, he works closely with the growth team to identify new opportunities for innovation and partner with clients to drive innovation within their businesses or agencies.

Rod has significant experience building highly skilled data science and digital transformation teams that provide our clients with numerous benefits, including actionable intelligence, compelling insights, reduced operational costs, new revenue channels, and increased efficiencies.

Before joining Guidehouse, Rod served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, and Chief Data Scientist at Dovel Technologies, where he implemented digital transformation programs and brought innovative tech solutions to government agencies in the health and civilian sectors. Rod was also responsible for building a Data Science practice with cutting-edge AI/ML/NLP solutions.


Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, Rice University

M.S. Applied Mathematics, Rice University

B.S. Computer Science Université de Grenoble, France


Memberships, Certificates & Activities:

Adjunct Professor at American University's Kogod School of Business

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