Chezian Sivagnanam, the chief enterprise architect of the National Science Foundation, will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th.
At the event, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector will discuss “Starting Your AI Journey” and the challenges that come with that process. You can register for the event here.
Chezian has over 20 years of experience in Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture, Process Architecture, IT Governance, IT Operations and Datacenter Architecture. He has significant experience working for large IT organizations in US government agencies, big-5 consulting firms and financial institutions. He has earned numerous professional certifications including ITILV3, PMP, COBIT 5, CSPO and vendor development certifications.
Sivagnanam joined the National Science Foundation as a chief enterprise architect in Sept. 2009 and he advises the CIO in planning and coordination of IT vision, strategy, goals, budget and initiatives that support NSF’s long-term objectives. He is the liaison between NSF IT leadership and Federal Chief Enterprise Architect at Executive Office of the President.
Prior to his current position, Sivagnanam served as a manager of the Public Services team for BearingPoint between June 2002 and May 2009. He served Compuware as the senior systems analyst for the company’s Virginia branch office between May 1999 and June 2002. Chezian also served as a contractor for Deloitte Consulting from Oct. 1997 to May 1999 and as a systems analyst for Login Systems between June 1996 and Sept. 1997.
Sivagnanam earned a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with the College of Engineering Guindy at Anna University in 1996. He also participated in an Executive Program on Leadership with the Yale School of Management in 2008.