VA recruits recent HHS/FDA IT Exec as new Deputy Assistant Secretary for DevSecOps

G2X TAKE: Looking to leverage Todd Simpson’s track record of managing complex IT projects and the perspective he brings as a longtime Federal CIO and as a leader with FDA and HHS driving new and emerging technologies, Veterans Affairs recently added this accomplished IT leader as a new Deputy Assistant Secretary for DevSecOps. 

In announcing the move yesterday VA posted: “This morning, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Chief Information Officer (CIO) Mr. James P. Gfrerer swore in Mr. Todd Simpson as Deputy Assistant Secretary for #DevSecOps. Mr. Simpson brings 30 years of information technology leadership and management experience to the Department from the private sector and the federal government… A #Veteran himself, Mr. Simpson began his career in the United States Air Force serving three years active duty and three years active reserve.” 

Prior roles include: 

  • Chief Product Officer – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 
  • Chief Information Officer – FDA 
  • Associate Chief Information Officer, Senior Executive Service (SES) – US Department of Transportation (DOT) 

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