Government Lead and Strategic Advisor for Enterprise Cloud Computing, Office of the Chief Information Officer
U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)
Mr. Robert W. Vietmeyer is the government lead and strategic advisor to the Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO) on Enterprise Cloud Computing. Widely-recognized for his expertise across all aspects of cloud computing, he is responsible for guiding the Department’s adoption of cloud computing and the modernization of its IT environment. Current focus areas include the adoption of commercial cloud services, cybersecurity, cloud contracting and achieving efficiencies through IT consolidation and cloud transition.
Mr. Vietmeyer has over 20 years of experience delivering mission critical systems for the Department. Formerly with the Defense Information Systems Agency, he held several technical leadership positions including Chief Engineer for the Net-Centric Enterprise Services (NCES) program and the Global Combat Support System (GCSS). In 2010, Mr. Vietmeyer was awarded the Federal CIO Council’s Leadership Award and Federal Computer Week’s Federal 100 Award for his work supporting agile development and creating the collaborative software development environment - Forge.mil.
Mr. Vietmeyer has a Master of Science in Information Systems from John Hopkins University and lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and three children. He was also recently named a 2016 Fed 100 awardee.