Janet Vogel, HHS’ Acting CISO
Janet Vogel currently serves as the Department of Health and Human Services' acting chief information security officer. She has an extensive background in the information technology sector, including her experience in system software development, IT contracting and health IT.
Her specialties include claims processing, electronic health, enterprise system development and implementation, integration IT acquisitions, cybersecurity, change management, health insurance, federal financials and training, according to her LinkedIn profile.
Before she assumed her current role in April 2018, Vogel worked as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' deputy CIO for operations. She oversaw CMS' IT operations and co-led a department-wide workforce recruitment and development initiative.
Vogel also served as the director of CMS' Office of Technology Solutions and director of financial management systems within the agency's Office of Financial Management.
For five years before joining CMS, she was the Department of the Treasury's director of technical operations for the agency's HR Connect system, an enterprise-wide human resources management software.
Vogel spent five years with the Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration. She was the director of FAA's IT policy division and responsible for coordinating IT efforts across multiple agency components.
She first joined the HHS in 1980 as an IT specialist and management analyst for public health service. She was also a training, classification and staffing specialist for the department's Office of the Secretary.
After seven years in the said role, Vogel moved on to work as an IT contracting specialist at the U.S. Agency for International Development, where she managed computer hardware, software and support services acquisitions.
Vogel earned her master's degrees in political science and business management from Colorado State University. She also holds studied management from Cornell University.
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