Chris Mobley started SDi in 2017 with the objective of creating a company built on quality and a commitment to service and innovation. Chris’ experience and expertise drive a culture at SDi focused on becoming essential to our clients, constantly striving to create value, exploring new technologies and approaches to solve customer problems, and executing with passion and perseverance.
Chris is originally from New Orleans and obtained a B.S. in Computer Science from Tulane University. After graduation, he was commissioned in the U.S. Marine Corps and spent four years on active duty as a Ground Intelligence Officer. During his military career, he also pursued a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Boston University.
Chris spent six years at Hewlett-Packard developing server deployment tools before joining M.C. Dean as an expat in Stuttgart, Germany. As Director, Project Management Office with M.C. Dean, Chris gained valuable experience working in the government contracting space, leading IT and critical power projects throughout Europe and Africa. In 2010, Chris and his family returned to New Orleans, where he joined GE Capital’s Chief Technology Office and their Tech Center initiative. As Senior Director, Cyber Security, Chris led a global team responsible for end-to-end solutions, delivering value onto the GE businesses around all Cyber Security & Risk offerings and services.
In 2017, Chris elected to leave GE Capital to bring SDi to fruition. With only a small team, SDi was awarded a five-year IDIQ contract with the U.S. Navy – Military Sealift Command. SDi grew to two offices, New Orleans and Norfolk, with approximately forty-five employees supporting execution of the MSC contract and providing custom software development for commercial customers. In June 2021, Chris and the SDi team announced the acquisition of RDA, a company specializing in Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) mission software solutions, further expanding SDi’s expertise and capabilities.
Chris currently resides in New Orleans with his wife of over twenty years and his four children. He enjoys championing his children through all their athletic pursuits and working out when time permits. Chris is passionate about building SDi into a reputable technology and security firm, with unwavering commitment to being integral to our customers’ success.