DoD's Tom Michelli at Cyber COI March meeting
Invited Speaker: Thomas P. Michelli, Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity, US Department of Defense
Join the ACT-IAC Cybersecurity Community of Interest for their regularly scheduled member meeting to hear from Mr. Tom Michelli, Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity for the US Department of Defense.
About the Speaker
Mr. Thomas P. Michelli currently serves as the Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity within the Department of Defense (DoD), Office of the Chief Information Officer. Mr. Michelli is responsible for ensuring the department has a well-defined and well-executed $8 billion cybersecurity program. He is responsible for coordinating cybersecurity standards, policies and procedures with other federal agencies, coalition partners and industry.
Most recently, Mr. Michelli was the Acting Principal Deputy, Chief Information Officer where he assisted the Acting DoD CIO as the primary advisor to the Secretary of Defense for Information Management, Information Technology (IT) and Information Assurance, as well as non-intelligence space systems; critical satellite communications, navigation, and timing programs; spectrum; and telecommunications. Additionally he provided oversight to DoD’s $45 billion IT budget.
Prior to the DoD CIO Mr. Michelli was the CIO and Deputy Assistant Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and IT (C4IT). In this role, he guided the development of C4IT and cybersecurity strategic policy and governance, and oversees the acquisition, design, engineering, operation, maintenance, and recapitalization of the Coast Guard’s $1.5 billion C4IT infrastructure.
Mr. Michelli joined government service in 2006 after spending time in the private sector. In the federal sector, he served at Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and was the CIO for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Washington, DC.
Meeting Venue (note new location)
1250 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20036
Nearby Metro: Dupont Circle (Red line)
Take the south exit. Top of escalator head south on Connecticut Avenue. Go one block and cross N Street. The building will be on the right.
Participants coming from the Green, Blue, Yellow and Silver Metro lines will need to transfer lines at Metro Center.