Former Justice CTO joins Hewlett Packard

Ron Bewtra joins the company as director of leadership high-performance computing.

The former chief technology officer at the Department of Justice started a new job as director of leadership high-performance computing at Hewlett Packard Enterprise this month.

Ron Bewtra will help global customers meet their exascale and post-exascale computing needs as pertains to analytics, simulations, the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence, according to his updated LinkedIn.

Bewtra left DOJ after six years and government after 17 on Dec. 17, having led his last department’s technology strategies for AI and cloud and data management.

“It has been a privilege to support the missions of NOAA: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the federal government,” he wrote on his LinkedIn at the time.


Bewtra co-chaired the Federal Chief Information Officers Council’s innovation committee and, prior to joining DOJ, served as CTO of NOAA.

Before that held senior computer engineering roles at Raytheon and SGI.

Dave Nyczepir

Written by Dave Nyczepir

Dave Nyczepir is a technology reporter for FedScoop. He was previously the news editor for Route Fifty and, before that, the education reporter for The Desert Sun newspaper in Palm Springs, California. He covered the 2012 campaign cycle as the staff writer for Campaigns & Elections magazine and Maryland’s 2012 legislative session as the politics reporter for Capital News Service at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he earned his master’s of journalism.

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