Charles Beard, Jr.

Chief Operating Officer,
Global Consultancy Guidehouse, LLP.

Mr. Beard is responsible for the day-to-day execution of Global Consultancy Guidehouse’s enterprise services, risk and quality management strategy.

He has more than 30 years of progressive experience in professional advisory services focusing on technology-enabled operational transformations. He was previously with PwC where his practice focused on corporate transactions in the technology sector.

Mr. Beard is the former General Manager of the Cybersecurity and Intelligence Unit of SAIC, where he also served as the company’s Chief Information Officer. Previously, Mr. Beard led the global Transportation and Industrial Markets segment of KPMG Consulting, serving some of the largest brands in the world.

Mr. Beard holds a Masters in Jurisprudence from Seton Hall School of Law, a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Montana and a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University. He is a graduate of the US Air Force Space & Missile program.

Work with us

Help us further our mission to provide wholesome foods to communities around the world.