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Dr. James (Jim) Rolfes

CIO and CDO

Dr. James (Jim) Rolfes is the CIO and CDO at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).  Jim has been a strong advocate for improvements in data management and expanding the usefulness of data in support of agency missions throughout his professional career.  Jim led the Department of the Interior Data Stewards Group, was the program director for DATA.gov through its inaugural year, and was the Assistant Commissioner for Government-wide Financial Data and transparency at the U. S. Bureau of the Fiscal Service and led the development of the first agency data strategy. Jim currently leads CPSC’s data management and strategy initiatives including a recent mission-focused pilot exploring the use of cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, and participation on ACT-IAC AI-related working groups.