March 2019: ICIT is thrilled to announce that Mr. Sean W. Kelley has been appointed as the first Chair of Public-Private Sector Engagement for the Institute.  In this capacity, Mr. Kelley will take a leadership role in engaging cybersecurity, technology and business executives across public and private sector organizations with various ICIT initiatives including executive roundtables, briefings, research studies, and the ICIT Fellows Program.

“Our ability to execute the mission of ICIT is intimately tied to the caliber and quality of our community.  Sean is a trusted leader who not only brings his own expertise to the Institute, but will tap into his vast executive network to support our educational initiative and help us drive the exceptional outcomes we expect of ourselves.” said Parham Eftekhari, Executive Director of ICIT.

“I have always respected the thought leadership and advocacy ICIT has provided to our community.  By becoming part of the team, my desire is to enrich our community and ensuring we create the partnerships needed to excel our progress”

Mr. Sean W. Kelley is the Host of Cyber Chat Radio Show and Podcast on Federal News Network and is a Former member of the US Governments Senior Executive Service . With almost 30 years of IT experience in the federal and private sector, his executive pedigree includes serving as the CISO for the EPA, Deputy CIO for Accounts Management at Veterans Affairs, as well as a variety of key IT positions within the Navy Medicine including the CIO for the United States Naval Ship (USNS) Comfort during Disaster Relief for the Haitian Earthquake; the CIO for Navy Medicine Corporate Headquarters; the Director for the Navy Medicine Enterprise IT Program Management Office and as an IT Manager for the Attending Physician to Congress (OAP). Mr. Kelley has also held positions as an Independent Consultant with numerous Healthcare IT Companies.

Mr. Kelley was recently named to the “FedHealthIT100 in 2017, 2018 and 2019 which honors those individuals recognized for driving change and advancement in the Federal Health Information Technology Market.”