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Chris Raymond is vice president of Business Development and Strategy for Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). This 68,000-employee business is a broad spectrum security provider for U.S. and international customers.
Within IDS, Raymond reports to the CEO and leads an organization focused on listening to, and serving, customers' needs. His team advocates customer views, helps develop and resource customer solutions, leads business capture, drives strategic planning, and supports merger and acquisition work. The group also has responsibility for international defense related activity and alliance work.
Prior to his current position, Raymond was a vice president in the company’s Air Force Systems group. Before joining Business Development, Raymond held leadership assignments in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Program Management and Operations. He joined the company in 1986 as an engineer at its Long Beach, Calif., operation.
Raymond is an advisory board member of the National Defense Business Institute at the University of Tennessee, chairs the IDS Senior Advisory Group and supports Boeing's business alliance with Cisco Systems. He is also a member of the Air Force Association, the Airlift Tanker Association, the Navy League, the Association of the U.S. Army and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and is a Fellow in the Royal Aeronautical Society (FRAeS).
Raymond is a Defense Acquisition University graduate, holds a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Illinois, a contract management certificate, and a master's degree in business administration from the University of California-Irvine.