“Guy Cavallo, who joined the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) last September as Principal Deputy CIO, has been named the agency’s acting CIO effective today.
The appointment of Cavallo – who brings with him considerable top-level Federal agency IT management experience – follows President Biden’s appointment on March 9 of OPM CIO Clare Martorana as the new Federal CIO and administrator of the Office of Electronic Government at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Cavallo has been a vocal champion of Federal agency use of cloud services in testimony before Congress and at government technology events. He indicated in a statement to MeriTalk that his focus on digital transformation and cloud adoption will remain a prominent theme as the new IT leader at OPM.
‘It is a great honor to be selected as OPM’s Acting CIO,’ Cavallo said. ‘As Acting CIO I am committed to building on recent progress in OPM’s digital transformation with a focus on the transition to the cloud and the delivery of enterprise IT services.’
Before joining OPM last year, Cavallo was Deputy CIO at the Small Business Administration (SBA). Over a nearly four-year span at SBA working with then-CIO Maria Roat, SBA worked to accelerate adoption of cloud services and benefited from that effort as demands on the agency increased dramatically during the coronavirus pandemic…” Read the full article here.
Source: Guy Cavallo Takes Over as Acting CIO at OPM – By John Curran, March 10, 2021. MeriTalk.