Acting Director Enterprise Network Management, U.S. Department of State
Mr. Caron assumed the duties of Senior Executive as the Acting Director
of Enterprise Network Management (ENM) within the Directorate of Operations in
the Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM) in June 2016.
Mr. Caron has over 23 years of information
technology experience. He began his career in the US Army working in hands-on
technical positions serving for 7 years as a Programmer and Administrator. Mr.
Caron then spent 2 years as a contractor with the federal government, where he
acquired more refined technical skills and a more detailed understanding of IT
operations. He joined the federal government at the Department of State (DOS)
in 2003 as a Systems Administrator. He has held five different positions at the
Department, moving from managing small technical groups leading up to his
current role as the ENM Director.
As the Director of ENM, Mr. Caron is personally
responsible for the leadership of the largest office within the IRM bureau. He
is responsible for establishing a strategy, managing the financial portfolio of
over $200 million and prioritization of work across a wide range of
disciplines. Since taking over this role he has lead the re-engineering of the
Department’s primary Identity and Access Management solutions. He is primary in
leading the Department’s Active Directory infrastructure to become a state of
the art technological solution significantly improving security, working with
management and stakeholders with coalitions across department and bureau lines.
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