Alion Science and Technology has announced Christopher Zember will come on board as chief technology officer and will be responsible for the company’s future developments in technology.
“Christopher is well known for his vision and leadership throughout the DOD community,” said Bahman Atefi, chief executive officer of Alion. “His background with the DOD gives him a unique perspective on the technology needs of the military services. We’re pleased that our customers will be able to benefit from his insights and experience.”
“Alion is positioned to respond to the DOD’s need for technology solutions that are developed and fielded quickly and more cost-effectively,” Zember explained. “I have long been aware of Alion’s combination of engineering and technical skill and deep understanding of the customers’ challenges. All this means Alion is well-suited to helping the DOD meet both emerging threats and evolving opportunities, and I am very excited to be helping them achieve those goals.”
Zember holds a master’s degree in public administration from American University, where he has been asked to speak on such topics as national security, technology, innovation and defense acquisition.