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Chris Strasser, DM

Section Leader, Business Analytics, Operations


Program: Online MBA

DM, Information Technology, University of Maryland University College
MS, Telecommunications Management, University of Maryland University College
BS, Industrial and Management Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Expertise: Corporate compliance, data analytics, enterprise governance, virtual technologies

Chris Strasser is managing director of TransTechSol, which he launched in 2011 to focus on the intersection of virtual technologies, oversight and compliance policies, and intelligence mission. Previously, Chris was a senior staff officer at the National Security Agency (NSA), and an executive with Raytheon and Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC).

Chris has more than 25 years of experience with the NSA as a Department of Defense civilian as well as a U.S. Naval Officer. At Raytheon, he led the initial development of a $500 million program in analytics, including cooperative research and development of analytic capabilities, a staffing pipeline, subcontractor management, and automated program management portal applications. At CTC, Chris successfully led their first effort to be the prime contractor for a competitive multi-award $1 billion IDIQ, which resulted in more than $100 million in awards for CTC’s Intelligence business. Using lean management techniques, he institutionalized capabilities that allowed the orchestration of a two-week task order response and management of more than 50 subcontractors.

Chris is DAWIA Level III certified in program management and has written and presented extensively on leadership and transformation initiatives to achieve improved return on investment in public sector agencies. He currently serves as a section leader for William & Mary’s Online MBA program and previously taught at George Washington University and Saint Vincent College.