The new IT leaders

Name Title Agency

1. Dick Schaeffer Director of DOD

infrastructure and

information assurance

2. Judith Spencer Director of the GSA

Center for



3. David Korsmeyer Chief information NASA

technology architect

4. Stephen Hawald Chief information officer Office of Student

Financial Assistance Programs

5. Tony Trenkle Director of SSA

electronic services

6. Mark Tanner Information resources FBI


7. Gary Wang Network-centric Space and Naval Warfare

infrastructure Systems Command

project manager

8. Jasmeet Seehra Senior policy analyst OMB

9. Emory Miller Director for professional GSA

IT development

10. Charlotte Knepper Director for encryption National Security Council



  • Congress
    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

    Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

    As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

  • Comment
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    How VA is disrupting tech delivery

    A former Digital Service specialist at the Department of Veterans Affairs explains efforts to transition government from a legacy "project" approach to a more user-centered "product" method.

  • Cloud
    cloud migration

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    A pressing data center closure schedule and an ensuing scramble to move applications means that some Homeland Security components might need more than one hop to get to the cloud.

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