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David Wennergren

MEMBER SINCE: 2013

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David M. Wennergren is the CEO of ACT-IAC, the national non-profit public-private partnership dedicated to advancing the business of government through the application of technology. He has extensive leadership experience in information technology and change management and has served in a number of senior positions, most recently in the private sector as a Managing Director at Deloitte Consulting LLP, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Professional Services Council and a Vice President at CACI International Inc. During his career in government, he served as the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer, Vice Chair of the U.S. Government’s Federal CIO Council, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information Management, Integration and Technology/Deputy Chief Information Officer and Department of Defense (DoD) Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer. His awards include the Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award, the Department of the Navy Distinguished, Superior and Meritorious Civilian Service Awards, the Secretary of Defense Meritorious Civilian Service Award, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense Exceptional Civilian Service Award. Other honors include the: 2012 Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership (American University), TechAmerica Terman Award 2010 Government Technology Executive of the Year, Federal CIO Council 2008 Azimuth Award winner, Federal Computer Week 2006 Eagle Award (Government Leader of the Year), 2006 John J. Franke Jr. Award from the American Council for Technology, Government Computer News 2005 Defense Executive of the Year, three Federal Computer Week Fed 100 Awards, Computerworld Premier 100 Award, and 2008 General James M. Rockwell AFCEAN of the Year. A huge believer in the “power of team,” he is also honored to have worked in two organizations that were awarded the Department of the Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation.

History of Employment

Position
Division
Organization
Start
End
CEO
ACT-IAC
2019
present
Managing Director
Deloitte Consulting LLP
2017
2019
COO & EVP
Professional Services Council
2014
2017
Vice President
Enterprise Technologies and Services
CACI International Inc
2013
2014
Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer
U.S. Department of Defense
2010
2013
Deputy Assistant Secretary/Deputy CIO
DoD CIO
U.S. Department of Defense
2006
2010
Chief Information Officer
U.S. Department of the Navy
2002
2006
Deputy Chief Information Officer for Enterprise Integration and Security
DON CIO
U.S. Department of the Navy
1998
2002
Head, Plans & Policy Branch
Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Logistics)
1995
1998
Economic Support Team Leader
Department of the Navy Base Structure Analysis Team
1992
1995
Head, Program Review and Analysis Section
Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Logistics)
1985
1992
Management Analyst
Naval Industrial Resources Support Activity, and Naval Air Technical Services Facility
1984
1985
Management Analyst
Naval Air Technical Services Facility
1980
1984
Primary Policy Areas

Defense

Primary Sector of Expertise

Federal

Primary Functions

Information Technology

Management Matters Podcast

Grand Challenge: Public Service Spotlight

100th Episode! The Future of the Academy with Dave Wennergren

Season: 1 Episode:100 | April 11, 2022

Show Notes:

On this episode, we welcome Dave Wennergren, CEO of ACT-IAC, Chair of the Academy's Board of Directors, and Academy Fellow, to discuss the current state of public administration in today's world and the future plans of the Academy.