Rob Thomas

Trump nominates James Gfrerer to head VA IT


Gfrerer spent two decades in the Marine Corps and more recently served as an executive director in Ernst & Young, LLP's cybersecurity practice.

VA CIO Rob Thomas retiring from government


Scott Blackburn will take over as acting CIO effective this week.

VA looks to move past COBOL and in-house software development


"We're getting out of the software development business — it's not a core competency," acting VA CIO Rob Thomas said during a keynote at the 2017 GITEC Summit in Annapolis, Maryland.

Veterans Affairs shuffles cyber leadership


Dominic Cussatt, an executive of the VA Office of Information and Technology's Enterprise Cybersecurity Strategy team, will serve as acting CISO as Roopangi Kadakia assumes a new role as cloud implementation expert in the EMPO.