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Dr. David A. Bray

Chief Information Officer
FCC
David Bray - FCC

In 2016, Dr. Bray was named one of the top "24 Americans Who Are Changing the World" under 40 by Business Insider. He was also named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum for 2016-2021. He previously served in multiple public and private roles as a non-partisan #ChangeAgent starting in 1993 and served as IT Chief for the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, leading the program's technology response to during 9/11, anthrax in 2001, and other international public health emergencies. Dr. Bray volunteered in 2009 to deploy to Afghanistan to help "think differently" on military and humanitarian issues. In 2012, he became the Executive Director for the bipartisan National Commission for Review of Research and Development Programs of the United States Intelligence Community, later receiving the National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal. Since August 2013, he has led a team of positive #ChangeAgents as the non-partisan CIO for the Federal Communications Commission and received multiple leadership awards including the global CIO100 in both 2015 and 2017. Outside of work, he has served as an Executive In-Residence at Harvard University since 2015 and recently has been selected as a Marshall Memorial Fellow for 2017-2018.