G2X TAKE: Luis Cano, an experienced Federal management leader, most recently the Director of the Office of Dissemination at the National Weather Service at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has taken on a new challenge as Chief Information Officer with the Department of Commerce’s US Census Bureau per a recent org chart.
Luis brings perspective gained helping to ensure a Weather-Ready Nation by optimizing the delivery of scalable and robust capabilities organized around dissemination infrastructure, communication networks, and other warning-delivery services.
In other roles at NOAA, Luis was responsible for providing the NWS dissemination foundation for upcoming multi-billion dollar environmental satellite systems, enhanced models from NOAA’s operational supercomputers, radar data, and the growing need for enterprise web services.
Prior roles include:
- Director, Office of Dissemination, National Weather Service – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Integrated Dissemination Program (IDP) Manager – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Operations Division Director, National Weather Service – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration