How IT & Cloud Accelerate DoD Missions

Explore how investments in programs like Air Force Cloud One and Enterprise IT can accelerate missions while lowering long-term costs.

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This FREE webinar was recorded on:
04 May, 2021
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM EST

Leaders from the DoD explore how investments in programs like Air Force Cloud One and Enterprise IT as a Service are accelerating missions while lowering long-term costs. Learn how leaders are removing technology hurdles for airmen and guardians while equipping them for better effect.

This webinar will introduce items of importance to U.S. Air Force like freeing up airmen and guardians from IT tasks to focus on analysis and mission critical work. By joining us you will also gain insight into the value of moving apps to the cloud (cost savings, security, speed to mission)


Key Benefits of Attending

  • Learn about Security and value of Cloud
  • Understand benefits of SaaS models
  • Get more value from IT investments
  • Accelerate mission outcomes

Moderator

Jonathan Sanders
Divisional Director
Institute for Defense & Government Advancement

2021 Participating Speakers

Stuart Wagner
Chief Digital Transformation Officer
United States Air Force & United States Space Force
Steven D. Wert, SES
Program Executive Officer, Digital
Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base

Steven D. Wert, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Program Executive Officer Digital, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts. He leads more than 3,500 Airmen, government civilians and support contractors in the acquisition of software and weapons systems and in the standardization and dissemination of agile software development processes throughout the Air Force. PEO digital also executes a $19 billion FYDP portfolio of ACAT, non-ACAT, technology transition and Foreign Military Sales programs. 

Scott Owens
Deputy Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks
Air Force PEO/C3I&N, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts

Mr. Scott A. Owens is the Deputy Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks, Air Force PEO/C3I&N, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts. He provides oversight and assistance to the 2,200 men and women who develop, deploy and sustain a $10.9B portfolio of cyberspace, networks, cryptologic and data link systems to Air Force, joint and coalition warfighters to enable decisive combat operations

Dr. Bereket Tanju
Command Data Officer at Air Combat Command
United States Air Force
Bob Ritchie
VP of Software
SAIC

Bob D. Ritchie is vice president of the software practice with responsibility for leading over 4,000 software engineers in support of executive-level project teams, providing technical direction and expertise for SAIC enterprise modernization initiatives. In this role, he provides the strategic vision and roadmap for the software enterprise including training, investment, and research and development; provides surge support across programs through cross-functional DevSecOps teams; and oversees cloud native, app modernization, scaled Agile, intelligent software, and development accelerator directorates. In addition, he established the Cloud One Community of Practice and holds workshops and information sharing sessions to foster deeper understanding in the broader community. Ritchie joined SAIC in 2006 as a senior principal software engineer. He has led several Agile teams in developing, modernizing, migrating, and operating resilient, highly available, enterprise-scale software systems across the Navy, Marine Corps, Defense Logistics Agency, and Air Force. Prior to his current role, Ritchie served as director of software engineering at Capital One, where he provided technical direction within an engineering organization of over 500 spanning multiple areas of expertise. He oversaw and guided the successful completion of major programs, including the enterprise migration of over 400 distributed applications from legacy data centers to 100% cloud infrastructure. He instilled best practices and re-usable artifacts throughout the software engineering practice, highlighted by co-founding the Capital One DevOps Guild, an organization-wide effort to establish and adopt DevSecOps best practices. Ritchie earned his Bachelor of Science focused in Computer Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He holds all nine AWS certifications.


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