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ACT-IAC Cybersecurity COI February 2021

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 11AM-12PM EST
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Friday, February 19, 2021 - 11AM-12PM EST
2021-02-19 11:00:00 2021-02-19 12:00:00 America/New_York ACT-IAC Cybersecurity COI February 2021 See more details at: VIRTUAL MEETING, , ,
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Invited Speaker: Paul Brubaker, Deputy CIO at the US Department of Veterans Affairs

Join the ACT-IAC Cybersecurity COI member meeting to hear from Paul R. Brubaker, Deputy Chief Information Officer for Account Management, Office of Information & Technology (OI&T) for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Additional information about the topic will be available soon.

About the Speaker
Paul R. Brubaker
Deputy Chief Information Officer for Account Management, Office of Information & Technology (OI&T)

Paul  Brubaker  serves  as  the Deputy  Chief  Information  Officer for  Account Management (AMO) for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA),Office  of Information and Technology (OIT). In this role, he provides real-time, strategic leadership to the IT team, the three VA Administrations and VA Staff Offices what innovative technological tools that best supports the VA mission to our nations Veterans.Prior  to  this  role, Mr.  Brubaker  served  as  the  Deputy  Assistant  Secretary, Cybersecurity forthe Department of Energy(DoE).Mr. Brubaker led a team responsible for developing and executing  plans  for  applied  research  at  DoE’s National  Labs,  academia  and  industry.  His  team created a hardened and  resilient  energy  sector  capable  of  identifying,  isolating and  mitigating  cyber-attacks  while maintaining  critical  operations.  His  key  achievements  resulted  in  the  awarded  of  $50M  in  cooperative research studies to transform cybersecurity in the Energy Sector.

Prior to joining DoE, Mr. Brubaker served as the Development, Security, and Operations (DevSecOps) Transformation Executive for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Information and Technology. He supported the DevSecOps mission of improving customer experience and Veteran outcomes by enabling teams to deploy innovations, applications, and system upgrades more frequently and rapidly.

Previously, Mr. Brubaker led the Alliance for Transportation Innovation, advocating for policies and programs to  dramatically  improve  the  safe,  efficient,  and  sustainable  movement  of  people  and  goods.  He  also previously served as Chairman of the Board of the Virginia Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) and as Administrator of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) at the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) under President George W. Bush.

Mr. Brubaker’s previous experience includes executive positions at Cisco Systems, SI International, and Litton PRC. He has also served across the federal government in positions at the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Transportation (USDOT), U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Oversight, and for the U.S. Government Accountability Office (US GAO).

Mr. Brubaker is a recipient of the DoD Medal for Distinguished Public Service, the Secretary’s Gold Medal from the USDOT, AFFIRM Federal IT Executive of the Year, and is a two-time Fed 100 winner.