The position will showcase Cooper’s experience introducing innovative technologies into government and commercial enterprises to accelerate DMI’s enterprise mobility and analytics offerings, the company reported. He will focus on growing DMI through leveraging his relationships in the public and private sector, as well as identifying innovative ways to bring mobility and analytics solutions to clients around DMI’s full suite of mobile enterprise and big data capabilities.
Cooper was previously the acting deputy assistant administrator and CIO for Information Technology and Services at the Federal Aviation Administration; and CIO for the Air Traffic Organization; CIO for the Department of Homeland Security.
“Leading the charge in transforming the IT structure and developing the mobile strategy for a large civilian agency such as the FAA is a dramatic accomplishment,” said Jay Sunny Bajaj, founder and president of DMI. “DMI is the largest provider of mobility services to the federal government and one of the largest providers of mobility services in the commercial sector. Steve’s experience helping large enterprises adopt mobile and analytics technologies makes him an invaluable asset to our growing team. He is a groundbreaking visionary and we look forward to his contributions to increase industry awareness of our enterprise mobility and analytics solutions and services.”
Cooper also has more than 30 years of experience in information technology including as the CIO of the American Red Cross and Corning, Inc., and roles in senior positions at Eli Lilly and Company and CSC.
“Mobile enablement is the next major transformation opportunity for commercial and government enterprises,” Cooper said. “As we demonstrated at the FAA, the strategic use of mobile technologies coupled with analytics can result in enhanced and more rapid delivery of business value, the reduction of enterprise risk, and in many cases, lowered operational cost of service delivery. I look forward to helping other DMI clients recognize dramatic long-term financial and operational benefits by sharing my experiences, mistakes and successes.”