Christopher ebley

Director of engineering

Chris joined Blackwood with experience working in Borderless Networks, Data Center, and Cyber Security projects supporting the Intelligence Community.  As the Director of Engineering he oversees all Blackwood engineering and technical deliverables to include setting Blackwood’s technical vision and roadmap, performing market analysis and vendor assessments, overseeing a specialized engineering team, professional services coordination, and enablement through our training and support offerings. 

Prior to entering the Cybersecurity field, Chris majored in History at Purdue University and then St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He transitioned to the auto mechanical field becoming an ASE certified Master Technician getting his hands dirty in high performance engines and specialized rock crawlers.  Outside of Blackwood, Chris’ passions have him spending all his time with his wife, daughter, and two Labrador pups.