Emery Csulak, former principal deputy chief information officer at the Department of Energy, has been promoted to chief data officer and he will be responsible for developing data utilization strategies to support the DOE mission, according to his official bio on the department’s website.
Csulak will also oversee efforts to improve how DOE manages, disseminates and protect information.
His LinkedIn profile indicates he joined the department in January 2019 as chief information security officer after four years in the CISO role at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
He led the establishment of CMS’ Cybersecurity Integration Center as part of a $2.6B information technology program and served as co-chair of the Department of Health and Human Services’ task force that analyzed cybersecurity challenges in the health care sector.
Cuslak also worked as deputy CISO at the Department of Homeland Security and helped DHS develop its Information Security Performance Plan and Scorecard in accordance with the Federal Information Security Management Act.
He became a founding member of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program during his tenure at DHS.