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Former NASA CTO Deborah Diaz Named Principal at Deep Water Point

Deborah Diaz

Deborah Diaz, formerly chief technology officer and deputy chief information officer of  NASA, has joined federal market consulting firm Deep Water Point as a principal.

She will provide assistance in strategy development, implementation planning, information technology investment planning and technologies projects to Deep Water Point clients in her new role, the company said Wednesday.

“Deborah brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of IT innovation and leadership within the federal government,” said Howard Seeger, managing partner of Deep Water Point.

As NASA CTO, Diaz led the agency’s efforts to create and implement technology infusion pilot programs and she also guided new technology investments and applications such as three-dimensional printing in space, artificial intelligence development and visual analytics.

She previously served as CIO for science and technology at the Department of Homeland Security, where she oversaw the implementation of scientific programs and IT infrastructure with $1 billion in funding.

Diaz also held IT leadership roles at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, General Services Administration and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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