Chief Technology Officer, Department Of Homeland Security
Dr. Peter Fonash is the Chief Technology Officer for DHS’ Cybersecurity and Communications organization. Fonash has been the Director National Cyber Security Division, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary and Director National Communications System (NCS), as well as Chief, Technology and Programs Division for the NCS. Before NCS, he served as the Chief of the Defense Information System’s Agency Joint Combat Support Applications Division, providing technical software integration services to the functional communities and guiding functional applications’ compliance with the standard common operational environment. He also worked for the Assistant Secretary of Defense for C3I. He has a Ph.D. in Information Technology and Engineering from George Mason University.