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Report: Dawn Leaf to Retire as Labor Department CIO

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Dawn Leaf

Dawn Leaf, Labor Department chief information officer, is set to retire at the end of September after a 35-year career in the private and government sector, FCW reported Wednesday.

Adam Mazmanian writes Gundeep Ahluwalia, deputy CIO at the department, will assume Leaf’s position upon her retirement.

As DOL CIO, Leaf worked to modernize the information technology systems and processes of the department to support its missions and operations.

She was previously the senior adviser for cloud computing at the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Information Technology Laboratory, where she helped drive the organization’s efforts in cloud computing.

She is a former Commerce Department deputy CIO and chief technology officer, Bureau of Industry and Security CIO and Smithsonian Institution CTO.

Leaf was with the Westinghouse Electric business acquired by Northrop Grumman before she began her career in the federal government in 1999.

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