Author - Chris Smith

Chris Smith serves as the Chief Information Officer for USDA with executive leadership responsibility for all USDA Information Technology Investments, Operations and Management. Mr. Smith provides leadership for USDA's IT Architecture, IT Policy, Cyber Security Operations and the Department's operational portfolio including Network, Enterprise Data Centers, International Technology Services, and Innovations group.

Additionally, Mr. Smith served for 25 years in the Air Force and Air National Guard as a Communications Officer leading multiple tactical communications missions around the globe.

Chris received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Studies and his Master of Public Administration Degree from the University of South Florida. Mr. Smith also holds a Master of Science Degree in Information Systems Technology from George Washington University.


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