Chief Technology Officer
US Department of Justice
Mr. Ron Bewtra is the Chief Technology Office of the Department of Justice (DOJ) since 2015. He is responsible for advancement of the mission through use of technological resources. He serves as principal advisor to the Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Information Resources Management/Chief Information Officer (CIO) on DOJ's information technology (IT) strategic direction, development, and growth.
Since joining DOJ’s senior executive leadership team, Mr. Bewtra has led several initiatives to include developing and implementing the Department's Network and Cloud roadmaps, and the development of a department-wide Technical Reference Architecture.
Mr. Bewtra previously served as the CTO of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) where he was responsible for the big data partnership initiative with the goal of seeking collaborators to extract value from data, launch new businesses and create jobs. During his time at NOAA, Mr. Bewtra led the agency’s research and development high performance computing.