Director and Program Manager, Cloud Computing Program Office
Department of Defense
Ms. Sharon Woods is a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) and currently serves as
the Director and Program Manager for the Cloud Computing Program Office (CCPO) in the U.S.
Department of Defense (DoD), Office of the Chief Information Officer. In this role, Ms. Woods
is responsible for the acquisition and execution of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure
(JEDI) program as a critical piece of the overall DoD Cloud Strategy.
Prior to this role, Ms. Woods served as the General Counsel for the Defense Digital Service
(DDS) where she provided legal counsel and bureaucracy hacking expertise for a team of federal
government technologists working on high impact challenges at the Pentagon. Prior to joining
DoD, she was an attorney for the U.S. Department of the Navy, specializing in information
Ms. Woods holds a law degree from the Washington College of Law, American University and a
bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins University. She has received numerous awards from the
Defense and Acquisition communities in recognition of her leadership and accomplishments
including the Secretary of Defense Coin (January 2017), the Department of the Navy SPAWAR
Exemplary Achievement Award (November 2015) and the Meritorious Civilian Service Award