Andy Blumenthal is an award-winning, dynamic IT and business executive who has over 25 years experience spearheading innovative solutions to some of the most complex and challenging issues facing the public and commercial sectors.
Mr. Blumenthal is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Global Information Services at the U.S. Department of State, and previously served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Chief Enterprise Architect (CEA) at U.S. Coast Guard and United States Secret Service.
Blumenthal has been recognized as Winner of CIO Magazine's 2010 “Ones to Watch” Award, Information Management Magazine's 2010 “Top 25 Information Managers,” Finalist 2010 “Government IT Executives of the Year,” and with the Department of Homeland Security's “Excellence Award in Enterprise Architecture.”
Mr. Blumenthal holds a MBA in organizational behavior and a BBA in Accounting, summa cum laude and is professionally certified as: Chief Information Officer (CIO), Enterprise Architect (CEA), Project Management Professional (PMP), Federal Acquisition Certification-Program/Project Manager (FAC-P/PM) Level III Senior/Expert, Cyber Security (NSTISSI 4011), E-Government Leader (EGOV), IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Information Technology, Information Management, and CompTIA A+ in Hardware & Operating Systems (A+).
Blumenthal is a regular columnist at Public CIO as well as Associate Editor of the Journal of Enterprise Architecture. His work is also regularly featured at CIO, GovExec, NextGov, Architecture & Governance, Information Management, and DM Review. His popular technology blog is listed as a “Must-Read” by both FedTech and Evolven. Blumenthal teaches as an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University and lecturer at National Defense University.