Biography

Chad Wathington

Chad Wathington

Chief Strategy Officer

Chad has served as our Chief Strategy Officer since 2018. Before that, he served as our chief capability officer from 2015 to 2018, where he focused on scaling Thoughtworks’ service offerings. From 2011 to 2015, he was managing director of ThoughtWorks Studios, a product division focused on tooling for agile software development and continuous delivery. He assumed this role after being head of product for ThoughtWorks Studios from its inception in 2007.

Before joining Thoughtworks, he was a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), specializing in industrial goods, pharmaceutical and technology areas. He held various positions in Chicago’s technology startup ecosystem before joining BCG.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University with a foreign language citation in Japanese.