James J. Quinn, CRISC, IEEE(LM)

Lead System Engineer CDM Program

Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Quinn currently serves as the Lead System Engineer for the CDM program for Department of Homeland Security, where he is the primary technical point of contact for the $6B CDM BPA and the CDM Dashboard contract. Prior to this position, he served as NPPD Deputy CTO, after being the DHS HQ Deputy CISO for DHS Enterprise Services.

He original came to DHS in 2002 as the Senior Engineer/Architect for the IT Services Organization supporting the DHS Office of the CIO and served as the key designer of the majority of the Department’s IT services.

Before joining Homeland Security, Mr. Quinn had over thirty years of experience in the network and system development space for Alcatel, Cabletron and Digital Equipment Corporation.

Before joining Digital, Mr. Quinn was on the faculty of the State University of Albany as the Academic Services Research Lead. He served in the US Army as an Operations Research/System Analyst working on determining cost effectiveness for future artillery weapon systems.

Mr. Quinn hold a B.Sc. (Honours) in Theoretical Mathematics with a minor in Research Methods from Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia and has received recognition from: International Who’s Who in Information Technology, Who’s Who in Global Business Leaders, and Who’s Who in America, GISLA (2013) and NextGov Bold (2014).