Chris Kallaos

Business Architect at Edward Jones

Chris Kallaos has a strong background in IT architecture and analysis. Chris started their career as an MIS Intern at Schnuck Markets, Inc. in 1999, where they served as the Interim Information Systems Manager for The DESCO Group. During their time there, they conducted systems analysis, reviewed and reengineered business processes, and developed Visual Basic applications.

In 2000, Chris joined AT&T as a Principal Technical Architect. In this role, they collaborated with product marketing and internal clients to develop architectural solutions for complex IT initiatives. Chris also worked with clients to refine requirements and engaged subject matter experts to research and design potential solutions. Chris held this position until July 2018, during which they also served as a Senior Analyst, acting as the main point of contact for clients using Middleware services. Chris refined client business requirements, produced integration requirements, and managed issues, risks, and jeopardies to closure.

In 2018, Chris moved to Slalom, where they served as a Solutions Architect. Chris held this position until December 2021, working on architectural projects for the company.

Currently, Chris works as a Business Architect at Edward Jones, starting in December 2021.

Chris Kallaos obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management from Webster University. Chris completed their studies at Webster University from 1998 to 2000.

Additionally, Chris has earned several certifications, including: Ardoq Fundamentals from Ardoq, obtained in August 2021; The Open Group Certified: TOGAF® 9 Certified from The Open Group, obtained in August 2011; SAFe 5 Lean Portfolio Manager from Scaled Agile, Inc., obtained in May 2023; Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect Associate from Amazon Web Services (AWS), obtained in January 2020; and Amazon Web Services Cloud Practitioner from Amazon Web Services (AWS), obtained in October 2019.



  • Business Architect

    Current role