The Perot Companies is comprised of multiple private companies and business units, including Hillwood and other Perot family interests. As CIO, Chris is accountable for delivery and evolution of all IT services and systems to the enterprise’s dynamic business units.
Chris was previously the Director of IT Risk, Security & Quality for TXU Energy, a Texas-based deregulated electricity retailer, where he was responsible for systems & service security, IT risk management and overall IT quality delivery to stakeholders and customers.
Prior to TXUE, Chris was an Associate Director in Protiviti’s Dallas office, leading Protiviti’s IT Process Improvement services in the Southwest, but supporting engagements globally. He focused on IT service management, IT governance, information security, and IT audit in nearly every industry. He started his private career at Arthur Anderson in 1999, after a military career in the U.S. Army culminating as a Captain in the Corps of Engineers, with leadership positions in combat units and logistics / technology management around the world. Chris is a 1994 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and received his MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas.