Dana Deasy is the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO). He is the primary advisor to the Secretary of Defense for matters of information management, information technology, and information assurance, as well as non-intelligence space systems, critical satellite communications, navigation and timing programs, spectrum, and telecommunications.
Previously, Deasy held several private sector senior leadership positions, most recently as Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) of JPMorgan Chase. There he was responsible for the firm’s technology systems and infrastructure across all of the firm’s businesses worldwide. Deasy managed a budget of more than $9 billion and over 40,000 technologists supporting JPMorgan Chase’s Retail, Wholesale and Asset Management businesses. He has more than 35 years of experience leading and delivering large scale IT strategies and projects, to include Chief Information Officer and Group Vice President at BP.
Earlier in his career, Deasy served as CIO for General Motors North America, Tyco International, and Siemens Americas. He also held several senior leadership positions at Rockwell Space Systems Division, including as Director of Information Management for Rockwell’s space shuttle program.
He was inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame in 2012 and the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals Hall of Fame in 2013 and also named Transformational CIO in 2017.
Deasy was a founding mentor to students in Columbia University’s Executive Master of Science in Technology Management program, where he is now an Executive in Residence.