Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer
Bruce Downs has over 30 years of progressive experience advising senior leadership on the implementation of technology to improve operations and develop new capabilities and he has worked over 20 years in Public Service.
Mr. Downs joined the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) in in March 2008 as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Chief, Division of Information Resources Management (DIRM), for the National Operations Center. He joined the DOI Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) in August 2010 and has served in multiple roles in the OCIO including representative for the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative, Hosting Services Division Chief, and the Acting Deputy for Service Delivery. In November 2015, Mr. Downs was selected as DOI's Deputy Chief Information Officer.
Prior to joining DOI, Mr. Downs worked in various commercial telecommunications development, manufacturing, and distribution companies.