Join the ACT-IAC IT Management and Modernization COI for an enlightening panel of Department CIOs to discuss their IT modernization efforts.
Jason Gray, Chief Information Officer, Department of Education
Stuart McGuigan, Chief Information Officer, Department of State
David Shive, Chief Information Officer, General Services Administration
Melvin Brown, II, Director of the Enterprise Business Management Office, Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Small Business Administration
Bill Annibell, Vice President, Digital Services - Creative Systems and Consulting
About the Panelists
Jason Gray was selected in May 2016 to serve as the U. S. Department of Education's chief information officer (CIO). In this position he oversees an information technology (IT) portfolio of $689 million in programs. As the CIO, Gray serves as a principal advisor to the under secretary, deputy secretary, and secretary with respect to the astute use of IT to exceed the expectations of the Department's customers. He serves as the day-to-day lead for coordinating and managing the various functions within Office of the Chief Information Officer, and coordinates with and provides advice to the Department's senior leadership regarding IT, information management, information assurance, and website activities management and operations.
Prior to his selection as CIO, Gray served as the associate chief information officer for the Department of Transportation (DOT), where he provided executive leadership on IT policy and oversight for information governance, compliance, and departmental policy, as well as managed DOT's $3.5 billion IT portfolio.
Gray has held several leadership roles in the information technology and healthcare administration fields. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the planning, development, delivery, and monitoring of technical solutions that address the needs of his customers in support of their missions.
Gray received his M.B.A. from Colorado Technical University, completed the Key Executive Leadership Certificate at American University, and holds a variety of technical and professional certifications, including the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certifications.
Mr. Stuart McGuigan, a member of the Senior Executive Service, was named Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Assistant-Secretary level head of the Bureau of Information Resource Management on March 25, 2019. As Chief Information Officer (CIO), he establishes technology strategic direction and provides oversight for $2.4 billion of technology programs across the Department.
Mr. McGuigan joined the Department of State from Johnson & Johnson where he was responsible for global Information Technology strategy and operations for an organization with 130,000 employees at over 170 overseas and domestic locations. With an established reputation for rapidly aligning technology innovation with global business needs, Mr. McGuigan brings over 33 year of industry background including experience as Senior Vice President and CIO of CVS Caremark, Senior Vice President and CIO of Liberty Mutual, and Senior Vice President of Information Services for Medco Health Solutions.
Mr. McGuigan earned Master of Science and Master of Philosophy degrees in the Cognitive Science program at Yale University and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Fairfield University. In 2018, Mr. McGuigan was inducted into www.CIO.com’s CIO Hall of Fame, and he is the recipient of the “Lifetime Contribution Award” from NASSCOM—India’s top not-for-profit IT organization, enabling India’s growth of its $154 billion dollar IT-Business Process Management (BPM) industry. Finally, he is a member of the Advisory Board for Golden Gate University’s new Master of Science in Business Analytics program.
David A. Shive is the Chief Information Officer for the U.S. General Services Administration.
Shive oversees GSA IT - formerly known as the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) - and information technology operations and budget, ensuring its alignment with agency and administration strategic objectives and priorities.
Shive joined the U.S. General Services Administration's Office of the Chief Information Officer in November 2012. Prior to being named CIO, he was the Director of the Office of Enterprise Infrastructure, responsible for the enterprise information technology infrastructure platforms and capability that support the GSA business enterprise. He was also the Acting Director of HR and FM Systems for the GSA CFO and CPO offices.
Prior to joining GSA, he served in the District of Columbia government as a Chief Information Officer. In this role, Shive had executive responsibility for agency IT operations including financial systems, security and privacy programs, internal controls and compliance, strategic planning, enterprise architecture and performance management and measurement programs and directed the transformation of enterprise systems and processes, to public/private cloud hybrid. Shive was the recipient of the 2012 Washington, D.C., CFO Meritorious Service Award.
Shive began his career at Lockheed Martin Corporation in management and consulting roles overseeing large, customer-centric, IT organizations serving state and local, federal and international government customers. He is the recipient of numerous sector awards including the 2006 State & Local Government Executive Management award and the 2003 Management Award for Transformational Technology
Shive is a member of the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System Alumni Association; American Meteorological Society, DC Chapter; Project Management Institute, DC Chapter; the Air Force Association and the Government Finance Officers Association.
He holds an undergraduate degree in physics from California State University, Fresno; a master’s degree in research meteorology from the University of Maryland College Park; and a post-graduate management certificate from the Carnegie Mellon Graduate School of Industrial Management.