New DXC Technology shifts CIO to COO

Chris Drumgoole was hired as CIO in March 2020


23 August 2021


Katherine Schulte

Chris Drumgoole Photo courtesy of DXC Technology.

Tysons-based Fortune 500 IT company DXC Technology has promoted Chris Drumgoole to executive vice president and chief operating officer, it announced Thursday when Drumgoole took over the role.

“For the future as COO, I will focus on further increasing the productivity of our workforce, simplifying and streamlining procedures and processes, and ensuring clarity and accountability while meeting our margin targets,” said Drumgoole in a statement.

Drumgoole will report to Mike Salvino, President and CEO of DXC, and will be responsible for the company’s business and administration operations and overseeing its IT strategy, operations and infrastructure. Drumgoole joined DXC as Chief Information Officer in March 2020.

“In a short period of time, Chris and his team at DXC have made a significant impact,” Salvino said in a statement, “from simplifying our IT infrastructure to enabling our global workforce to be fully operational and virtual during COVID-19 – Pandemic phase. “

Prior to joining DXC, he was Chief Information Officer at General Electric Co., where he led global technology operations. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of Terremark Worldwide Inc., a subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc.

He is on the advisory boards of PetSmart Inc. and the College of Engineering & Computing at Florida International University and serves on the board of directors of ONUG, a forum for IT executives. He volunteers at Year Up, which is committed to free professional training to eliminate inequalities on the way to employment.

Drumgoole studied Management Information Systems at Pace University in New York.