James Wolff

Director, Office of Federal Chief Information Officer
Office of Management and Budget

(Current Position) Jamie is a Director in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer (OFCIO). Jamie leads OFCIOs efforts for the Federal Data Strategy, IT Capital Planning and Investment Control, and IT Modernization. Jamie also leads the team of Desk Officers (Federal agency CIO liaisons) for the Natural Resource Program agencies. Jamie also serves as a Navy Reservist, currently supporting the office of the Chief of Naval Operations.

(Professional Background) Jamie began his career by serving in the United States Navy. Jamie worked in the Office of the DoD CIO as the IT acquisition policy lead and Director of Data and Knowledge Management. He moved to the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association and Foundation as the Vice President for IT and Strategic Infrastructure. Jamie then served as the Deputy CIO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation before joining OMB. Through this experience, Jamie has focused on IT operations, IT acquisition management, and leveraging data for decision making and operations.

(Academic Background) Jamie earned a Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture with a Minor in Spanish from the U.S. Naval Academy. He earned a Master’s of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Auburn University and a Master’s of Science in Government Information Leadership from the National Defense University. Jamie also studied at the Colegio Unamuno in Spain.

(Optional Personal Tidbit / Fun Fact) I love the Washington Nationals.