Meet Our Team
Chief Information Officer
Ryan Cote was named Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the U.S. Department of Transportation by United States Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao. As the CIO, he is the principle advisor to the Secretary on all information technology related matters.
Associate Chief Information Officer for IT Policy (Acting, Deputy Chief Information Officer)
Steve is Associate CIO for IT Policy for the U.S. Department of Transportation. His responsibilities include IT strategy, policy, governance, investment management and implementation of the Department’s plans for the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA).
Associate Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer
Andrew Orndorff is the Associate Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, and is Chief Information Security Officer, responsible for anticipating and responding to cyber threats and improving the cybersecurity posture and capabilities of the DOT framework.
Associate Chief Information Officer for IT Shared Services
Jack Albright is responsible for providing the full range of core departmental commodity IT business enabling capabilities including data center, network, help desk, Internet, email, desktop, mobile, server, storage, telecommunications, wireless, security, and cloud services through Infrastructure, Platform, and Software as a Service offerings.