Zachary Goldstein, Deputy Chief Information Officer
Mr. Zachary G. Goldstein was named National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) in January 2011. In this position, he is the chief operating officer for the NOAA Office of the CIO and for policy and management of information and information technology across NOAA.
Mr. Goldstein joined NOAA in March 2005 as the CIO for the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service. He has over 25 years of experience in information resource management in the federal government and private sectors. He began his career with the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO), performing management audits of government operations and leading evaluations of federal information systems management. Mr. Goldstein served in technical management roles with BDM International, Inc., concluding as the Vice President for System Engineering and Product Development. He then returned to the federal government, appointed as Director, Logistics Systems Modernization in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Before he joined NOAA, Mr. Goldstein was self-employed as an information technology management consultant to private and public sector organizations.
Mr. Goldstein received Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Rochester, in Rochester, New York.
Mr. Goldstein lives in Virginia with his wife and their son.