Christopher Zember, former director of the National Defense University’s Center for Technology and National Security Policy, has been named chief technology officer of Alion Science and Technology.
He will be Â responsible for developing Alion Science’s technology roadmap in his new position, theÂ McLean, Virginia-based governmentÂ services contractor said Friday.
Zember hasÂ alsoÂ previously served as directorÂ of Defense Department-runÂ information analysis centers and led the establishment ofÂ DoD’sÂ Technology Domain Awareness program.
Prior to DoD, he held positions atÂ theÂ National Security Agency and Acuity Consulting.
âChristopher is well known for his vision and leadership throughout the DoD community, â said Bahman Atefi, Alion Science CEO.
âHis background with the DoD gives him a unique perspective on the technology needs of the military services.”
Investment firmÂ Veritas CapitalÂ boughtÂ Alion Science in July 2015Â for the latter’sÂ presenceÂ in theÂ defense, federal civilian, commercial, state government and international government markets.