Michael McDaniel

Lt Col. Michael McDaniel

Deputy Chief Data Officer

Department of the Air Force

Lieutenant Colonel Michael T. McDaniel is the Department of the Air Force Deputy Chief Data Officer. In this capacity, he supports the Department of the Air Force Chief Data Officer in developing and implementing strategies for enterprise data management, analytics, and digital transformation to optimize performance and drive innovation in and across the Department of the Air Force.

Lieutenant Colonel McDaniel received his commission through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Louisiana State University in December 2000. His previous assignments span tactical and fixed-based communications units, a cyberspace operations squadron, Headquarters Air Force, U.S. Cyber Command, Department of Defense and Air Force Agencies as well as a presidential support assignment with the White House Communications Agency.