Brian Merrick

State Department head of cloud programs Brian Merrick to leave post


The technology leader departs but will remain in federal government service.

Brian Merrick of the State Department says “cloud has become Swiss army knife”


Dept. of State joins FedScoop at the Public Sector Innovation Summit.

State Department tech leader says pace of operational demands has helped to spur cloud transition


Brian Merrick says change at the agency has in part been driven by the need to operationalize activities very quickly.

Future for spectrum; Important next steps for JADC2; Cloud strategy at State Dept.


Former DHS CIO John Zangardi, CACI’s Peter Gallagher and State Dept. Director of Cloud Programs Brian Merrick.

Leveraging agile cloud capabilities for overseas missions


Director Brian Merrick on how State Department leverages cloud-based applications for real-time collaboration on critical information.

3 myths about moving to the cloud and how to think about them


U.S. State Department cloud director Brian Merrick and Splunk’s chief public sector strategy advisor Juliana Vida discuss how to address common misperceptions about cloud migrations.