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Profile: John Felker, Director of DHS’ National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center


John Felker has served as the director of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center at the Department of Homeland Security since August 2015. He manages the NCCIC’s day-to-day cybersecurity information sharing, incident response and coordination functions. Before he joined DHS, Felker worked as director of cyber and intelligence strategy at Hewlett Packard Enterprise for two …

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Profile: John Zangardi, DoD Principal Deputy CIO

John Zangardi

John Zangardi serves as principal deputy chief information officer of the Defense Department, where he helps the CIO provide advice to the defense secretary on information technology and information assurance matters. Zangardi works alongside the DoD CIO to also advise the defense secretary on non-intelligence space systems; satellite communications, navigation and timing …

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Profile: Lisa Blumerman, Census Bureau Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs


Lisa Blumerman has served as associate director for decennial census programs at the U.S. Census Bureau since March 2015. In this capacity, she provides executive leadership and direction for the bureau’s American Community Survey, geographic programs and the 2020 Census. The 19-year bureau veteran also held the roles of assistant associate director for decennial census …

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Profile: Mike McCord, Comptroller at the Dept. of Defense

Mike McCord

Mike McCord serves as the under secretary of defense (comptroller) / chief financial officer of the U.S. Department of Defense. He serves as the principal staff assistant and adviser to the secretary of defense for all budgetary and fiscal matters, including the development and execution of the Defense Department’s annual budget. …

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Profile: James Baker, FBI General Counsel

James Baker

In January 2014 James Baker was appointed the general counsel for the FBI. He was an associate general counsel for Bridgewater Associates prior to his current appointment. Under the attorney general’s honors program, Baker joined the Justice Department‘s criminal division in 1990 as a federal prosecutor for the division’s fraud …

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Profile: Carolyn Clancy, VHA Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health, Quality, Safety and Value

Carol Clancy

Carolyn Clancy leads the strategic direction of the Veterans Health Administration as assistant deputy undersecretary for health, quality, safety and value. She has previously held roles including the agency’s interim undersecretary for health where she managed the nation’s largest integrated health care system as well as the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality‘s director …

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Profile: Michael Brown, CIO of Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Michael Brown

Michael Brown serves as the chief information officer of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He previously worked as executive director of the information technology services office at the Department of Homeland Security where he formed and led an $800 million per year organization that worked to deliver IT services across DHS. Brown also directed the enterprise infrastructure projects office …

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Profile: Randall Coleman, Executive Asst Director of FBI HQ’s Criminal, Cyber, Response & Services Branch


Randall Coleman serves as the executive assistant director of the criminal, cyber, response, and services branch at FBI‘s headquarters in Washington. He oversees all FBI criminal and cyber investigations around the world and the bureau’s internal operations, critical incident response and victim assistance program. Coleman has worked with FBI since 1997 and has held multiple …

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Profile: Jill Vaughan, Assistant Administrator for TSA Office of Security Capabilities and Chief Technology Officer


Jill Vaughan serves as the assistant administrator for the Transportation Security Administration‘s Office of Security Capabilities and the Chief Technology Officer since December 2014. She directly supports TSA’s missions through effectiveness and efficiency enhancements that she offers directly affecting transportation systems aiming to reach the global security standard. As assistant administrator, …

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