Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented chief information officer of the Department of Defense (DoD), his second consecutive Wash100 Award as part of the 2020 selection. Executive Mosaic recognizes Deasy for prioritizing information technology projects that drive DoD's digital modernization and new tech adoption.
Viasat Names Jim Dodd, Peter Langkilde, Krishna Nathan to Leadership Roles to Strengthen Management Team; Rick Baldridge Quoted
Viasat has appointed Jim Dodd, as president of Global Mobile Solutions, Peter Langkilde, as vice president and Head of Broadband Services for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Dr. Krishna Nathan, as chief information officer (CIO) to expand its global leadership team, the company announced on Thursday.Read More »
Dana Deasy, chief information officer of the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, issued a memo detailing plans for the transfer of the chief data officer to the CIO office in compliance with the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, Federal News Network reported Tuesday.Read More »
Federal agencies are launching reskilling programs to provide employees new career opportunities in the field of information technology, Federal News Network reported Wednesday. Dorothy Aronson, chief information officer at the National Science Foundation, said NSF is overseeing a pilot to assess an online learning platform, Udacity, to help volunteers from agencies learn the skills needed to become data scientists or data analysts.Read More »
Jose Arrieta, associate deputy assistant secretary for acquisition of the Department of Health and Human Services, has been confirmed as HHS' next chief information officer, FCW reported Thursday. He confirmed his appointment at the Association for Federal Information Resources Management's Leadership Awards event that took place Thursday.Read More »
Gina Garza, chief information officer at the Internal Revenue Service, will step down from the role at the end of May, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. A spokeswoman from the agency announced Garza's impending retirement. Nancy Sieger, deputy CIO for filing season and tax reform at IRS, will succeed Garza in the role.Read More »