Chief Executive Officer
Booz Allen Hamilton
United States of America
Horacio Rozanski is president and chief executive officer of Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., a global firm that brings bold thinking in consulting, analytics, digital solutions, engineering, and cyber to Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits in a diversity of fields, from defense and health to energy and transportation. Horacio became CEO on January 1, 2015. He is involved in all aspects of managing Booz Allen’s national and international operations and workforce, leading efforts to set the firm’s business goals and growth strategy, build value for investors, and identify emerging trends that will affect clients. He has played a central role in major strategic initiatives, including the 2008 separation of the firm’s core government and commercial businesses into two distinct companies, Booz Allen Hamilton’s 2010 initial public offering, and its 2011 expansion into international and commercial markets. Beginning in 2012, he led Vision 2020, which set the company’s growth strategy for the future and has allowed Booz Allen to deliver industry-leading financial results. In 2016, he led an initiative that refreshed the firm’s values and defined its purpose statement—empower people to change the world.
Horacio joined Booz Allen in 1992 as a consultant to commercial clients, where he focused on marketing and channel strategy across a range of industries. He was elected vice president in 1999, and served as chief personnel officer, chief strategy and talent officer, and president and chief operating officer before becoming CEO. He also is a member of the firm’s board of directors. A respected authority and leader in the consulting industry, Horacio has expertise in business strategy, technology and operations, talent and diversity, and the future of consulting. Hispanic Business Magazine named him to its list of the 2012 Most Influential Leaders in the United States. Born and raised in Argentina, Horacio originally came to the United States to attend college. He holds a B.B.A. degree (summa cum Laude) from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and an M.B.A. degree with high honors from the University of Chicago. He sits on the board of directors for the Center for Talent Innovation and is a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Committee on Conscience. Booz Allen Hamilton employs 23,300 people and had revenue of $5.8 billion in the year ending March 31, 2017.