Khalid Syed has 21 years of experience in system engineering and technology consulting of mission and business systems for U.S. Government and global commercial clients. He currently leads the firm’s Command, Control, Computing, and Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Resonance (C4ISR) business in the U.S. Air Force market.
In his prior role in the Air Force C4ISR account, Khalid helped transform the Air Force business account in the Northeast by refocusing, rebuilding, and reenergizing our talent pool to focus on our client core mission needs and move away from commoditized services to more complex and solution-oriented services.
Khalid also helped lead the Network and IT System Engineering business in the Army market. Before his Army market tenure, Khalid was in London, where he supported the firm’s Internet and Communications Technology business in the United Kingdom and shared in its leadership across Europe, Russia, North Africa, and the Middle East. In addition, Khalid played a key leadership role in establishing and expanding Booz Allen’s U.S. Federal Government wireless systems consulting business.
Khalid has extensive experience in delivering expert strategy, technology, and engineering services for projects involving telecommunications, C4ISR, and networking; communications and remote sensing satellites; wireless and advanced radio frequency systems; IT infrastructure, computing, and enterprise operations; and advanced concepts such as cloud computing, cyber operations, specialized gateways, and interoperability.
He received a B.S. in computer engineering and an M.S. in electrical engineering with emphasis on wireless communications from George Washington University (GW). At GW, he also received a degree of applied scientist/engineer in electrical engineering.
Khalid earned an M.B.A. from Georgetown University. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a certified systems engineering professional by the International Council on Systems Engineering.