Charles Beard currently serves as chief information officer and senior vice president for Science Applications International Corp.
Prior to joining SAIC, Beard served as director of Aerospace and Defense consulting for the Oliver Wyman division of Marsh & McLennan, where he worked as a strategic advisor.
Charles began his career as a Space and Missile Operations Officer in the U.S. Air Force and was later recruited by KPMG to provide program management support for government high-technology development efforts.
Beard also worked as senior vice president for Global Transportation and Industrial Markets at KPMG Consulting, leading the company’s strategy and operations services for fortune 500 transportation providers and discrete manufacturers.
Throughout his career, Beard has helped executive management teams restructure their organizations and operations, plan market development strategies, and work to implement global manufacturing and supply chains.
Beard earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a MBA from the University of Montana.
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