Roger Baker is the Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology for the Department of Veterans Affairs. President Obama nominated him for this position and it was confirmed by the Senate this past May. Baker serves as Chief Information Officer for the Department as Assistant Secretary.
Prior to this role, Baker served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dataline LLC. Before working at Dataline, Baker served as CIO at General Dynamics Information Technology. Additionally, Baker was the general manager and Executive Vice President for the Telecommunications and Information Assurance business unit for CACI International. Baker was also the CIO at the Department of Commerce for four years.
Before his work in the Federal Service, Baker worked as the Chief Operating Officer of BlueGill Technology, as Vice President of Engineering and Operations at VISA International, as well as Vice President of Consulting Services for Verdix Corporation.
Baker is a graduate of University of Michigan. At University of Michigan, he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, as well as a Masters in Business Administration.