Chris Christou is a leader in Booz Allen’s secure cloud and IT infrastructure business. Based out of the McLean, Virginia, office, he applies expertise in cloud security, cloud infrastructure and platforms, network engineering, and IT infrastructure.
Chris has more than 20 years of experience designing, testing, and deploying cloud environments, networks, and IT systems for commercial, civilian, emergency, and military clients. Since joining Booz Allen in 2002, he has led projects related to the deployment of secure cloud environments, the design of software-defined networks (SDN), and the integration of unified communications systems.
Before joining Booz Allen, Chris was a network design and planning engineer for UUNet, which was then the largest internet backbone in the world. Prior to UUNet, Chris worked as a network engineer for Mitretek Systems and as a software developer for Hughes STX.
Chris earned an M.S. in Telecommunications and a Graduate Certificate in Engineering from the University of Maryland School of Engineering and a B.A. from the University of Virginia. Chris holds Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Juniper, TMF, and SDN certifications.