As a principal within Booz Allen’s systems engineering capability, Chris Weisser provides portfolio management, technical planning, execution, and operational support for diverse systems and platforms. His team applies standards and specifications for the application of systems across ground, maritime, air, and command, control, computers, communications, cyber, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platforms. They also lead the design, integration, procurement, and planning of infrastructure and installation projects.
Chris has more than 26 years of professional engineering and management experience in mission and missile systems gleaned from multiple lead engineering roles overseeing teams for missile systems and various air and ground vehicle platform subsystems. His experience includes open-system architecture development, operational analysis, tactical sensor systems, crew station interfaces, flight control systems, mission equipment systems, and real-time embedded software, among others.
Prior to joining Booz Allen, Chris was with Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control for over 20 years. He started as a software engineer and developed his skills through various technical and leadership roles. This included oversight of such projects as the AH-64D Apache Pilotage and Targeting Sensor Modernization and the development of pilotage and targeting sensor systems for the Future Vertical Lift program. Chris also led the architecture and development of vehicle defense systems for ground vehicle platforms.
Chris is a member of the OpenGroup Future Airborne Capability Environment and Sensor Open System Architecture Technical Working Groups.
He earned a B.S. in aerospace engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and an M.Eng. in computer and software engineering from Widener University.