Cyber Security and Federal Information Technology – Steven VanRoekel

Date(s) - 7 Apr 2012
7:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Steven VanRoekel is the second Chief Information Officer of the United States and an Iowa State alumnus. Prior to his position in the White House, he held two positions in the Obama Administration: executive director of Citizen and Organizational Engagement at USAID and managing director of the Federal Communications Commission, FCC, where he oversaw all operational, technical, financial, and human resource aspects of the agency. He also led the FCC’s efforts to introduce new technology and social media into the agency. Mr. VanRoekel worked at Microsoft Corporation from 1994 to 2009, most recently as a senior director in the Windows Server and Tools Division. He received a bachelor’s degree in management of information systems from Iowa State.

Cosponsored by College of Engineering, College of Business, Information Assurance Center, Political Science, National Affairs Series and Committee on Lectures (both funded by GSB)

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