On March 1st it was announced that Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Steven I. Cooper has been appointed to the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC) Advisory Council. He will be working with other government and business leaders to focus on solving interoperability issues that affect global interdependence.
Cooper has over 20 years of experience in the private sector. He has held positions at the American Red Cross, Strativest, Fortified Holdings, Corning Inc., Eli Lilly Inc., Computer Sciences Corporation, MAXIMA Inc., and CACI Inc. In Cooper’s current position at the U.S. Department of Commerce he leads the information technology strategy and operations business, oversees its enterprise IT security risk program and serves as an advisor on mission and business IT systems and services for the department’s 12 agencies.
Harry Raduege, CEO at NCOIC stated, “Steve Cooper is a preeminent CIO and technology leader in America. The depth and breadth of his experience with technologies for homeland security, emergency response and preparedness make him an outstanding addition to our advisory council. We are fortunate to have his insights on the challenges and barriers to implementing enterprise-wide information technology strategies and managing cyber risk.”