Vice Chair at Large
Jonathan Alboum is a seasoned digital transformation leader with experience in the private and public sectors, having served in executive roles in the Federal Government for more than a decade. He is currently the Public Sector Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Veritas Technologies. In this role, Jonathan helps clients manage, secure and identify business value from data on premises or in multi-cloud environments.
His Federal government tenure includes serving as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), where he led the development of USDA’s IT Modernization strategy, including Cloud computing, network modernization, and enhanced information security protections for a $3 billion annual technology spend. In addition, he served as a leader in USDA’s Acquisition community, supporting the oversight, assessment, and strategic planning of an acquisition portfolio of more than 70,000 awards, worth $6 billion annually.
Prior, Alboum served at GSA as the Associate CIO for Enterprise Governance and Planning. He also led the creation of GSA's consolidated IT organization and worked as the Deputy CIO for the Federal Acquisition Service. Jonathan began his Federal government career at the USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), where he served as Deputy CIO and CIO.
Alboum joined government after working as a management consultant for both PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ventera Corporation. He earned a MS in the Management of Information Technology from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce and a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science.