Elizabeth A. Cappello

Elizabeth A. Cappello

Deputy Chief Information Officer
Office of the Chief Information Officer

Beth Cappello is the Deputy Chief Information Officer for ICE, supporting the Chief Information Officer (OCIO).  OCIO provides mission-critical Information Technology (IT) services and products that enable ICE and DHS to meet their respective missions. OCIO has modernized vital IT systems, matured the organization to contemporary IT management disciplines, and significantly enhanced the cyber defense posture of the enterprise.

Donna Roy

Donna Roy

Executive Director, Information Sharing and Services Office
Office of the CIO, Department of Homeland Security

Donna is a national leader in information sharing, data management and enterprise IT service delivery. She leads the delivery of applications, platforms, services and data infrastructure for mission facing and business management customers at DHS.  Deploying high-visibility capabilities, her office is focused on high-quality delivery of innovative solutions for identity management, national scale collaboration and trust platforms, and scalable data infrastructure solutions to customers within a dynamic environment. 

Beth Angerman

Beth Angerman

Executive Director
Unified Shared Service Management Office
General Services Administration

Beth Angerman is the Executive Director of the new Unified Shared Service Management Office in GSA, responsible for working closely with OMB, the new >governance board, providers, and customers to implement the enterprise-wide vision for mission-support functions across government. Beth is a change agent motivated by collaborative stakeholder engagement and delivering results. She’s driven to lead strategies for government to be better stewards of taxpayer dollars and to help Federal organizations deliver missions better, faster, and cheaper.

Adriane Burton

Adriane Burton

 

Chief Information Officer
Office of Information Technology
Department of Health and Human Service's Health Resources and Services Administration

Adriane Burton has served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) within Health and Human Services since 2014.  She has transformed HRSA’s grants management and performance reporting systems that provide oversight for over 80 health programs, implemented Business Intelligence capabilities across the enterprise, and deployed an infrastructure to support a mobile workforce.  Prior to coming to HRSA, she worked at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for 12 years in various positions that supported 40,000 users.  She was the Director of the Division of Computer System Services (DCSS) at the Center for Information Technology (CIT) where she managed NIH’s 37,000 square foot central Data Center.  Ms. Burton implemented an agile NIH private computing cloud; deployed elastic storage; upgraded NIH’s email and messaging systems; expanded NIH’s Scientific Computing capabilities; re-architected NIH’s video streaming architecture to improve video functionality and video quality; deployed collaboration tools; and improved the overall security for IT systems.

Stacy Dawn

Stacy Dawn

Assistant Director for Privacy and Security Compliance
Office of Information Technology
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Stacy Dawn is the Assistant Director for Privacy and Security Compliance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  In this role, she leads a diverse team ensuring compliance with current Securities Acts, laws, regulations, and best business practices.  Stacy has over 20 years civil service and was formerly the Director of Cybersecurity and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). In all her roles, she continually works with the entire Office of Information Technology (OIT) staff to ensure security is “baked-in” for all software development, acquisitions, and agency projects.

Janice Haith

Janice Haith

Deputy Chief Information Officer
Department of the Navy (Retired)

Ms. Haith retired from Federal Service 4 February 2017 after 34 years of Service.  Since retirement, Ms. Haith has been independently consulting in the Washington DC area. 

Prior to retirement, Ms. Haith was the Deputy, Department of Navy Chief Information Officer (Navy) (Civilian Executive), to the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare.  In this position, she was responsible for all Chief Information Officer (CIO) matters related to the US Navy. This included Information Technology (IT) and Cybersecurity Governance; IT Functional Area Management/Portfolio Management; Enterprise Architecture; Cybersecurity; Information Management/Information Technology Efficiencies-Data Center Consolidation; Commercial Enterprise Hosting; Cloud Services, and Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance.  

Renee Macklin

Renee Macklin

Director IT, Enterprise Services
Department of Commerce

Ms. Renee Macklin is the Director of Information Technology Enterprise Services for the Department of Commerce (DOC). In 2013, Ms. Macklin accepted the position as the Chief Information Officer/Chief Privacy Officer for Small Business Administration (SBA). Prior to joining SBA, she was the Chief Information Officer for International Trade Administration within the Department of Commerce for 12 years. In previous years, Renee managed several information technology organizations and data operation centers whose mission was the delivery of telecommunication products and services to Fortune 500 businesses globally.

Dr. Leslie S. Perkins - Invited

Dr. Leslie S. Perkins - Invited

Deputy Chief Technology Officer
U.S. Air Force

Dr. Leslie Perkins is the Deputy Chief Technology Officer for the AF Information Dominance & CIO (SAF/CIO A6). Leslie is responsible for identify and review best-in-class technologies and practices to satisfy missions and requirements. She is responsible to inform AF strategies to address information dominance issues & concerns. Dr. Perkins coordinates with USAF MAJCOMs, Centers, Laboratories, Wings, Groups, Department of Defense organizations, and industrial partners.

Renee Wynn - Invited

Renee Wynn - Invited

Chief Information Officer
NASA
 

Renee Wynn is the NASA Chief Information Officer. Wynn joined NASA in July 2015 as the Deputy Chief Information Officer. She came to NASA from the Environmental Protection Agency where she had served as the Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office of Environmental Information since July 2013. Ms. Wynn has a long career in the federal government. She was with EPA for more than 25 years, and joined the Office of Environmental Information in April 2011. Beyond the experience she gained since joining the information management and technology arm of the Agency, Ms. Wynn served in EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response and the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance.

Kevin Cummins

Kevin Cummins

Vice President, Technology
Professional Services Council

Kevin Cummins is the Vice President of Technology for The Professional Services Council.

Cummins formerly served as senior legislative assistant for Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and helped create legislation such as the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act and Spectrum Relocation Fund Act. Cummins has worked in the Senate for eight years and his private sector career also includes policy-related roles at IBM and ASTM International.

Kirit Amin, PMP

Kirit Amin, PMP

Chief Information Officer
U.S. International Trade Commission


Kirit Amin was named US International Trade Commission (USITC), Chief Information Officer (CIO) in December 2014. Working directly for the Board of Commissioners he has mapped out near, mid, and long term strategic goals and a roadmap to increase operational efficiency and modernization, increase cyber security posture and awareness, reduce infrastructure risks, and to bring the Commission in compliance with outstanding mandates to include HSPD 12/PIV, TIC/MTIPS, ISCM, etc.

Dr. Barry C. West

Dr. Barry C. West

Senior Advisor and Senior Accountable Official for Risk Management
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Dr. West is a career technologist with 30 years in the information technology field.

He was recently appointed as the Senior Advisor and Senior Accountable Official for Risk Management for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  Prior to his current position, he was the President of the Mason Harriman Group, which is a management consulting company based out of Washington, D.C. 

 

Chad Sheridan - Invited

Chad Sheridan - Invited

Chief Information Officer
USDA - Risk Management Agency

Chad Sheridan has served as the Chief Information Officer of the Risk Management Agency since 2011. In that role, he is responsible for all information systems that support the Federal crop insurance program, a program that covers commodities and livestock with a total annual liability of over $113 billion.

Maria Roat - Invited

Maria Roat - Invited

Chief Information Officer
Small Business Administration

Maria A Roat became the Small Business Administration Chief Information Officer in October 2016 bringing 30 years of professional experience in information technology. 

Ms. Roat served more than 2 years as the U.S. Department of Transportation Chief Technology Officer and was responsible for establishing and leading DOTs technical vision and strategic direction, driving innovation and planning for technology growth supporting internal and external facing mission activities.

Janet B. Stevens - Invited

Janet B. Stevens - Invited

Janet B. Stevens, PMP, has served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) since April 2007. The Office of the CIO is responsible for supporting food safety, protecting public health, and ensuring food defense requirements through the development, implementation and protection of secure information systems, data and infrastructure.

Ms. Stevens oversees innovative and award-winning technical work associated with the deployment of cyber security systems for FSIS. She has also led several USDA eGovernment initiatives. She participated in the development of Federal recommendations for public web sites as part of OMB's Interagency Committee on Government Information Web Content Standards Working Group as well as the Federal Digital Government Strategy.

Soraya Correa

Soraya Correa

Chief Procurement Officer
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Soraya Correa was appointed as the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Chief Procurement Officer in January 2015. Since then, she has initiated and led several key efforts designed to improve how the 1,400 member DHS procurement workforce focuses as a team on finding the right solutions to enable and support the DHS mission. These efforts include the Acquisition Innovations in Motion (AIiM) framework, including the Procurement Innovation Lab (PIL), and the Education, Development, Growth, and Excellence (EDGE) mentoring program. Additionally, Ms. Correa has continued to grow and enhance efforts including the Homeland Security Acquisition Institute, the Acquisition Professional Career Program, the Strategic Sourcing Program Office, and Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization.

Lesley Anne Field

Lesley Anne Field

Deputy Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy
Office of Management and Budget
Executive Office of the President

Lesley Anne Field is the Deputy Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Executive Office of the President, and is currently serving as the Acting Administrator – a role she has had periodically since 2008.  Her office is responsible for developing and implementing government wide regulations and policies to support over $470 billion in federal contracting each year, and she leads initiatives to strengthen the acquisition workforce, leverage the government’s buying power, and improve transparency.  Prior to joining OMB in 2001, Lesley served at the U.S. Department of Transportation as a contracting officer and policy analyst in the Office of the Secretary. 

Laura J. Stanton

Laura J. Stanton

Assistant Commissioner
Office of Enterprise Strategy Management, FAS, GSA

Laura Stanton was named Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Strategy Management in April 2016, where she directs the Federal Acquisition Service’s strategic business planning, performance management, category management, Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative, and Acquisition Gateway adoption. She plays an integral role in creating and executing a FAS strategic vision that aims to position itself as the Government Acquisition Marketplace. She facilitates collaboration among FAS business units and champions business process design and change management efforts that achieve mission results and organization transformation. Additionally, she is leading the evolution of category management at FAS, which is providing acquisition expertise to improve spend management for federal agencies. Along with this work, she is coordinating with the Category Management Leadership Council and the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to implement category management government-wide.

Jaclyn Smyth

Jaclyn Smyth

Director, DHS Strategic Sourcing Program Office
Department of Homeland Security


Smyth’s managers say her outstanding achievements in managing DHS’ Strategic Sourcing Program Office are among the strongest in government. She and her team consistently provide solutions that achieve significant savings for taxpayers, promote standardized products and services for users, and ensure that DHS remains mission-ready. In fiscal 2016, the program accounted for $482 million in savings based on $3.2 billion spent in nearly 80 strategically sourced contract vehicles. Smyth also excels as the federal-wide category manager for the Security and Protection Category.

Gary Washington

Gary Washington

CIO, USDA APHIS

Gary Washington has with over 30 years of progressive experience providing analysis, strategic planning, and program leadership to various organizations. Foster positive view of organization operations by building strong coalitions with stakeholders. Experienced in leading change and people through high-profile transitions using expertise in business and political acumen. Demonstrated experience in successfully leading and managing large public and private sector organizations that administer complex rules-based benefits and services for a large group of customers. Technical expert and analyst on complex program issues. Very strong critical thinking, problem solving, research and liaison skills. Recognized for outstanding communication skills, flexibility, and keen political savvy, sense of humor and leadership abilities.