Jack Wilmer

December 18 2020

Prior to Core4ce, Jack served as the Deputy Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity and the Chief Information Security Officer for the Department of Defense (DoD), where he was the senior official responsible for the cybersecurity of the Department of Defense. Prior to this role, Jack was detailed to the White House, and served as the Principal Assistant Director for National Security and International Affairs within the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) where he led a team of experts to define whole-of-government policy on a wide range of national security topics, including the Nation’s nuclear weapons posture, infectious diseases, bio/chem threats and security, quantum information sciences, artificial intelligence, and National Security/Emergency Preparedness communications infrastructure. Jack also served in the White House, the Department of Homeland Security, and the DoD in various other executive leadership roles. These roles include serving as the Vice Director for the 1200+ person, $1B+ organization responsible for development, acquisition, and evolution of all new capabilities provided by Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and running the 275+ person, $600M+ organization responsible for DISA’s cyber defense capabilities. Before serving in the Federal Government, Jack served 10+ years in the industry in various software engineering, program management, and executive leadership roles, culminating with his role as a Vice President at FGM, Inc., where he ran all aspects of FGM’s DoD work. Jack graduated with honors from Princeton University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree in Computer Science. Jack received the Office of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Civilian Service in 2016 and serves on the Executive Advisory Council for the Washington, DC chapter of the Armed Forces and Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA).