Eric Billies leads Booz Allen’s consulting portfolio in the Pacific Northwest, where he works with a variety of government and commercial clients. With more than 25 years of experience in leadership, he is an expert in IT strategy, innovation, analytics, program management, and strategic planning.
Eric’s breadth of technical and policy experience ranges from managing programs to developing performance measures. He led implementations in software development, virtual and augmented reality, network engineering, unmanned systems, and cybersecurity.
Throughout his career, Eric excelled in high-trust, high-visibility positions, including serving as the firm’s program manager for a suite of multi-billion-dollar networking radio development projects for the Department of Defense.
During his time as political-military advisor to the Secretary of the Navy, Eric was the secretary’s primary analyst for military-to-military relations, that included the navies of allies as well as peer and near-peer nations. From 1999 to 2001, he authored the Department of the Navy’s annual posture statement, providing Congress, the Department of Defense, and the President with an overview of the agency’s health, strategic direction, and overall capabilities.
Eric is a member of the National Defense Industry Association, the U.S. Navy Institute, and the Puget Sound chapter of the U.S. Navy League.
He has a B.A. in political science from Marquette University, an M.S. in strategic intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College, and a certification in business strategy from the University of Chicago.