Chris Christou is a leader in Booz Allen’s 5G and secure cloud business. Based out of our McLean, Virginia, office, he applies expertise to lead Booz Allen’s service offerings related to 5G infrastructure, cloud engineering and security, and IT infrastructure.
Chris has more than 20 years of experience designing, testing, and deploying cloud environments, networks, and IT systems for commercial, civilian, and defense 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 a master’s degree in telecommunications and a graduate certificate in engineering from the University of Maryland School of Engineering and a bachelor of arts from the University of Virginia. Chris holds Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Juniper, TMF, and SDN certifications.