Christopher Worley is director of Digital Innovation for Defense & Civil Solutions, a mission area of the Space & C2 Systems product line at Raytheon Intelligence and Space. He leads software development, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Digital Engineering and advanced digital technology incubation, development and transition for the mission area.
Prior to RI&S, Worley served in the U.S. Air Force for 25 years as an Intelligence Officer, most recently as the Defense Threat Reduction Agency Director of Intelligence and previously as the Air Force Technical Applications Center’s Commander. In these positions, and throughout his career as an Intelligence Weapons Officer, Worley advised Department of Defense executives on the spectrum of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance technical capabilities, sensor operations and information technology integration.
Worley has extensive international experience across the inter-agency and with Congress. Specifically, he led operations in 59 different nations and worked directly with the United Nations, the International Atomic Energy Agency with Nuclear Weapon Treaty monitoring, and the development of Weapons of Mass Destruction counter-proliferation strategies.
In previous assignments, Chris was responsible for developing the Air Force’s first Wing-level technology innovation laboratory, establishing and commanding a signals intelligence squadron as an expansion of the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System, and leading requirements and assessments for the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence’s ISR Task Force.