Acting Director of Enterprise Cloud Management Agency (ECMA), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO)
Mr. Judge serves within the Headquarters Department of the Army Office (HQDA) of the CIO as the Deputy Director for the Enterprise Cloud Management Agency (ECMA). The ECMA was established to provide centralized oversight, resourcing and execution of Army’s Cloud Plan as part of the broader Army Digital Transformation Strategy. He previously served as the Acting Director for Operations and Architecture for HQDA CIO/G-6 where he led the development and implementation of Army’s Cloud Computing initiative, centralized IT asset visibility and Army’s Data Strategy implementation.
Prior to the CIO/G-6, he was selected as one of 10 Civilians recruited for the inaugural Chief of Staff of the Army’s Strategic Studies Group to research strategic issues Army would likely face in a 20-year timeframe. Specifically, he collaborated with Federal Agencies, FFRDCs, academia and commercial industry on a study of big data analytic and network resiliency concepts to address a future congested and contested IT operating environment.
Mr. Judge was the Deputy Product Manager Acquisition Business Systems within the Army’s Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS). He has extensive experience in information technology architecture, program management, software and hardware integration, data center consolidation and supply chain management.
Mr. Judge’s professional career includes over 15 years in private industry as an Engineer and Technical Manager at several companies in California’s Silicon Valley. As a defense contractor with GTE Systems, he has designed and integrated communications equipment and subsystems for intelligence community customers. In the commercial realm, Mr. Judge has held engineering, management and technical marketing roles at leading semiconductor firms, Altera and Actel corporations, as well product manager at Invox Technology; a venture-backed startup company. In addition, he spent several years consulting in network architecture, data center operations and network security at wireless telecommunications and internet service providers Earthlink, Teligent and SkyOnline.
Mr. Judge’s education includes a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University’s Industrial College of the Armed Forces and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University. He completed is currently working on his Master in Program Management from the Naval Postgraduate School. He holds Level III Acquisition certifications in Program Management and Information Technology as well as several professional IT certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), National Security Agency’s Information Assurance Methodology (NSA/IAM), NSA’s Information Evaluation Methodology (NSA/IEM) and Carnegie Mellon’s Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method.
Mr. Judge’s awards include Superior Civilian Service and Commanders’ Award for Civilian Service.