Dana S. Deasy

Former CIO of the U.S. Department of Defense

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Honorable Dana S. Deasy joined Brighton Park Capital as a Senior Advisor in March of 2021. Dana is a highly skilled and successful Global Chief Information Officer who has led large complex organizations across multiple industries including, Aerospace, Automotive, Conglomerates, Oil & Gas, Financial Services and Government. He has consistently delivered on large scale organizational transformations, technology modernization programs and has enabled new revenue streams through the adoption of innovative technologies. He has in-depth experience in managing the constantly evolving cyber threat environment, as well as leading crisis-response teams. He has led Technology for a number of large multinational corporations and most notably while at the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) led the largest and most complex technology organization in the world. Dana has significant international business experience working oversees in both Germany and the United Kingdom. Honorable Deasy was confirmed by the United States Senate in December 2019 and maintains a Top-Secret Clearance.

While serving his country as Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Department of Defense, Dana was the primary advisor to the Secretary of Defense for all matters of information management including space systems, critical satellite communications, nuclear command and control, spectrum, cyber, artificial intelligence solutions and developing advance technology innovation for the war fighter. He managed a budget of over $47B and a workforce of over 100,000 technologists.

Prior to his move to Government, Dana was the Global Chief Information Officer and Managing Director at J.P. Morgan Chase. Earlier roles include Global Chief Information Officer & Group Vice President at BP and Chief Information Officer for General Motors North America.

Dana currently serves on the Boards of Deutsche Bank USA and SAIC. Additionally, he is Non-Executive Chairman for Intangic as well as an Advisory board member at: Anamoli, Hypori, Rebellion Defense, and Beacon Global Strategies. Lastly, Dana is an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Dana holds an MBA from National University, San Diego CA and a BS from the University of Southern California. He and his wife reside in Lake Toxaway, North Carolina.

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