ACT-IAC Health COI November 2020 Virtual Meeting
Join the ACT-IAC Health COI for a member meeting featuring invited guest speaker Stacie Alboum, Deputy Director for the Center for Information Technology at The National Institutes of Health.
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About the Speaker
Stacie Alboum is the Deputy Director for the Center for Information Technology (CIT) at NIH. In this role, Alboum provides leadership, management, and oversight for CIT’s enterprise computational infrastructure and services supporting NIH’s biomedical research mission.
Alboum works with NIH’s 27 Institutes and Centers and the Department of Health and Human Services to develop innovative strategies and solutions to accomplish NIH’s mission. She is responsible for implementing the IT policies, mandates, and programs put forth by the NIH Chief Information Officer into the systems and services necessary to support computational bioscience and engineering initiatives. She plans, allocates, and assesses CIT resources to best support NIH and CIT strategic goals.
Alboum came to NIH from the National Science Foundation (NSF) where she served in various capacities including Chief of IT Security, Architecture, Policies, and Plans, and the Deputy Chief Information Security Officer. In these roles, she managed NSF’s IT portfolio of mission-critical infrastructure, services and initiatives, and established new strategies and approaches for high-quality, cost-effective IT service delivery. She accomplished this through partnerships and collaboration within NSF and with other research agencies and the broad scientific research community.
Based on her successes, she was recognized as one of “DC’s Top 50 Women in Tech” in 2014.
Before joining NSF, Alboum served in various capacities at the Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget, including IT Policy Analyst, E-Government Portfolio Manager, and Executive Assistant to the Administrator for E-Government and IT. She managed a large portfolio of presidential technology initiatives and policy areas and worked across 30 federal agencies on strategies and plans to implement them. Her areas of expertise included IT program management and grants management.
Alboum also served in the Office of the Chief Information Officer at the Department of Energy where she provided a wide range of business, information, and program management support.
Alboum holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, both from West Virginia University.