ACT-IAC IT Management and Modernization COI July 2021
Featured Speaker: Dr. Gregg Bailey, Assistant Director for Information Technology and Deputy CIO at the US Census Bureau
Join the ACT-IAC IT Management and Modernization COI meeting to hear from invited speaker, Dr. Gregg (Skip) Bailey, Assistant Director for Information Technology and Deputy Chief Information Officer at the US Census Bureau. Skip will discuss digital services.
About the Speaker
Dr. Gregg (Skip) Bailey is the U.S Census Bureau’s Assistant Director for information Technology and deputy chief information officer and has been since June 2018. He brings a strong background in public and private IT management and leadership.
Dr. Bailey founded and was the chief executive officer of Elegant IT Solutions. Prior to that, he worked at Deloitte Consulting, LLC, as a federal competency director with the Technology Strategy and Architecture Platform for 6 years. Dr. Bailey’s knowledge of change management, data center consolidation and operations, network design and deployment, and IT services management, coupled with his outstanding reputation and record of performance within the Department of Justice, positioned him well to be a transformation agent. In addition to working with the Department of Justice and other federal clients, Dr. Bailey was the federal lead for cloud computing within Deloitte.
From 2004 to 2009, Dr. Bailey served as chief information officer (CIO) for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF), where he addressed strategy, organization, process, and technology issues that impacted both the IT domain and key ATF mission domains. Prior to his role at ATF, Dr. Bailey worked at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was responsible for all IT assets under the CIO.
Throughout his career, Dr. Bailey held various senior leadership roles including chief technology officer and director of engineering and architecture, director of global operations, director of human resources and special projects for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. His work included the installation of a worldwide network to more than 90 countries, establishing the Church on the Internet that resulted in one of the most popular Web sites of all time <www.familysearch.com>, developing a 10-year IT strategic plan for the church, designing a successfully executed plan to move the main data center into a consolidation with Brigham Young University, creating and successfully managing Centers of Excellence for developers as well as human factors analysts.
Dr. Bailey is a recipient of the 2007 Presidential Rank Award—Meritorious Senior Professionals and Executives. This award is the top award in the federal government for senior executives. He is credited with contributing toward a variety of publications and technical reports and has taught at a number of universities. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from New Mexico State University and a B.S. from Brigham Young University.