VanRoekel 101: An Intro to the New Federal CIO


With the announcement that Steven VanRoekel will be the next Federal Chief Information Officer, we put together this quick guide to help you get to know him. VanRoekel discussed the new re-design earlier this year with FedScoop, and will speak at the 3rd Annual Lowering the Cost of Government with IT Summit on August 24.

Name Steven VanRoekel

Age 41


Education Bachelor’s Degree, Business and Information Systems, Iowa State University (1994)

Most recent position Executive Director, USAID

Previous government jobs Managing Director, Federal Communications Commission

Private sector Spent 15 years at Microsoft in a number of roles, most recently as Senior Director of Windows Server, Director of Web Services and Speech and Strategy Assistant to Bill Gates.


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