David E. Jarrell - Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Jarrell has a 30 year career of public service in the Federal government as a IT and security professional with a focus on IT program governance, delivery of IT services, cyber security and incident response, contingency of operations planning, situational awareness, and critical infrastructure protection. He has written several papers on the practical application of IT security, contingency planning and disaster preparedness and actively participates by speaking at conferences and other forums to raise awareness on the government’s role in IT and security.
Mr. Jarrell began his career in the U.S. Marine Corps where he served on the Marine Helicopter Squadron and as protection of the President. Subsequently he served as a civilian employee of the U.S. Coast Guard Intelligence managing their Security Operations and Background Investigations program. In 1988 he helped design and manage the Office of Personnel Management’s Office of Federal Investigations Personnel Investigation Program’s IT security program. In this role he supported the DOE Risk Management Program by educating Federal government security professionals on risk analysis theory at Los Alamos, NM. In 1993 he served as the Computer Security Officer for the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). There he implemented a comprehensive IT security program for PBGC headquarters and field offices. In 1995 Mr. Jarrell served as the Computer Security Officer for the Federal Communications Commission. During this time he created a complex architecture to protect the Commission’s flow of information; was responsible for public-use spectrum; and managed a financial portfolio of over a billion dollars of auction transactions annually. In 2005 he served as the Department of Commerce, Critical Infrastructure Protection Program Manager and in December 2007 he was selected as the Chief Information Officer for the Secretary of Commerce. In 2008 he joined DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration as the IT Policy and Governance Director where he served until his recent selection as Chief Operating Officer for the DOE Office of the CIO.