CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER,
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Dr. John Zangardi is the Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He previously served as the Acting Chief Information Officer and the Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Department of Defense.
Dr. Zangardi’s background includes acquisition, policy, legislative affairs, resourcing, and operations. In his assignment as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Information Operations, and Space (DASN C4I, IO, and Space), he was responsible for providing acquisition oversight for C4I, cyber, space, business enterprise, and information technology programs. In 2014 and 2015, he additionally served as the acting Department of the Navy Chief Information Office (DON CIO).
Dr. Zangardi is a retired Naval Flight Officer and served in a variety of command and staff assignments. After retiring from the Navy, Dr. Zangardi was selected for appointment to the Senior Executive Service (SES) and assigned as the Deputy Director Warfare Integration Programs (N6FB) within the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Communications Networks (N6) Directorate. With the stand-up of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Information Dominance (N2/N6), he was assigned as the Director for Program Integration and as Deputy to the Director for Concepts, Strategy, and Integration.
He is a native of Scranton, Pennsylvania and a graduate of the University of Scranton. Dr. Zangardi was awarded a Master of Science degree from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from George Mason University.
Help Wanted: Increase the Effectiveness of your Tax Dollar!
June 18, 2018
The Time to Modernize Government Payroll Systems is Now
May 31, 2018
Release of the Federal Cybersecurity Risk Determination Report and Action Plan to the President of the United States
May 30, 2018
IT Modernization Update
May 30, 2018
NewPay Pre-Solicitation Notice Release
May 18, 2018
Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Agencies through Improved Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM)
May 4, 2018