DXC Technology adds Chris Drumgoole as CIO
Tysons, VA-based DXC Technology announced on January 30 that Chris Drumgoole has been named executive vice president and chief information officer.
Drumgoole, who previously served as chief information officer at GE, will report to Mike Salvino, DXC’s president and chief executive officer. Drumgoole’s appointment represents the seventh addition to Salvino’s senior leadership team since he became CEO in September of last year.
In his role, Drumgoole will lead DXC’s global IT strategy and operations, helping the company meet and exceed the technology needs of its customers. He will head a team responsible for running DXC’s technology operations, integrating and streamlining systems and implementing new digital capabilities to improve performance and efficiency. His team also will ensure the security and stability of DXC’s global IT infrastructure.
“We’re pleased to add someone with the experience and capabilities Chris brings,” Salvino said. “In his role as CIO, Chris will deploy the same core capabilities that DXC delivers for its clients. In doing this, he will showcase the advantages of a focused strategy based on DXC’s enterprise technology stack – and the impact it can have on customers, people and operational execution.”
Drumgoole has more than 20 years of experience in the digital and information technology industry, including significant technology work with the U.S. government.
As CIO at GE, Drumgoole led the company’s global technology operations, including applications, infrastructure and related shared services. Prior to CIO he served as chief technology officer.
Drumgoole joined GE from Verizon, where he served as chief operating officer of Verizon’s Terremark subsidiary, a cloud, hosting, and data center provider. He joined Verizon through its acquisition of Terremark, where he served as a member of the executive leadership team.
“I’m excited to join a team that’s committed to digital technologies that can bring performance, efficiency and security to DXC and its customers,” Drumgoole said. “I look forward to making our IT operation a case study for what can be accomplished through strategic insight and innovation across the technology stack.”
Drumgoole serves on the board of directors of PetSmart, where he is a member of the audit committee; on the advisory board of Florida International University’s College of Engineering & Computing; and as a member of the board of directors of ONUG, a forum for IT business leaders interested in exchanging ideas and best practices for open technologies.
He studied management information systems (MIS) at Pace University in New York. A resident of Miami, Drumgoole is a volunteer with Year Up, which provides mentorship and job opportunities to young people in urban areas to help them meet their potential.