Travis Garriss is senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of BAE Systems, Inc., the company’s U.S.-based division with more than 35,000 employees and sales of approximately $11.4 billion in 2019.
As CIO, Garriss is responsible for leading our efforts to implement a comprehensive IT vision that advance and leverage our technology to drive value across our organization and achieve our company strategy. He reports to President & COO Tom Arseneault and collaborates with other company IT leaders to ensure we affordably navigate a roadmap to invest in and maintain critical systems that meet our expanding, high-technology requirements, while preserving strong information security and governance.
Previously, Garriss spent more than a decade with Honeywell, where he established global IT architecture, enforced compliance standards, and directed network and application operations for multiple business segments. Most recently, he served as CIO and vice president of User and Functional Enablement, delivering modern infrastructure, software and services globally.
Prior to joining Honeywell in 2007, Garriss led the integration of hundreds of websites and applications at DHL into a universal security and application service delivery architecture to improve productivity, after running a consulting firm specializing in Internet services and network security for public service, communications, and other clients.
He holds a bachelor's degree from Excelsior College.