National Security Council

The mission of the WashingtonExec National Security Council is to unite industry leaders that focus their support on the government’s national security and homeland security enterprise by facilitation of open, transparent, and trusted dialogue, ideas, and perspectives between industry executives and their counterparts in government. In providing a platform for unique collaboration, the National Security Council will enhance the partnership of key industry capabilities with Homeland Security and other relevant national security agencies.

Clay Goldwein

Clay Goldwein

SVP & Business Unit Leader, CGI Federal

As NSJ business unit leader and Senior Vice-President, Mr. Goldwein leads the development and execution of the business and solutions strategy for a diverse client portfolio within national security and justice agencies. Previously, he led the U.S. Department of Homeland Security account, where he was responsible for the strategy and execution of DHS projects.

Throughout his career, Mr. Goldwein has been a leader in IT modernization, cloud and cybersecurity. His notable accomplishments include standing up CGI’s cloud under the U.S. General Services Administration’s Infrastructure as a Service Blanket Purchase Agreement, and achieving one of the first Authority to Operate (ATO) designations by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).

Mr. Goldwein served as a Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) project manager, serving seven agencies. He was also responsible for achieving an aggressive two-year schedule implementing a credential management solution at 26 federal agencies under the CDM program. Mr. Goldwein joined CGI in 2004 through the merger with American Management Systems, where he began his career in 1994. He is recognized for his technical and management leadership – both internally and externally. His prior work spans a range of federal, state, and commercial customers across a breadth of domains and technical areas.

He is a fellow of the American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) Partners Program. He chairs the DHS group for the 4×24 Leadership program, and is an active participant in the WashingtonExec National Security Council and the Professional Services Council.

Mr. Goldwein has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Duke University and is a certified Project Management Professional. He holds two United States patents for an environmental permit web portal.