OS Associate Chief Information Officer
Timothy Wight joined the Department of Interior OCIO in October 2016, as the OS Associate Chief Information Officer (ACIO).
Mr. Wight has extensive experience developing common, shared technology solutions that reduce costs and improve business processes. His federal government experience spans three agencies: the Departments of Justice (DoJ), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI). At DOJ, Mr. Wight was the agency lead for the federal-wide effort to consolidate grants management systems through a common application, award, and management process. At DHS, he was responsible for the IT infrastructure and support at airport locations throughout the country through a single managed services contract.
Mr. Wight began working at DOI with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, overseeing IT support for agencies and regional offices in the West. He was also the technical program manager for the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), providing core managed support for BIE-operated schools and increasing IT budgets through better use of grant funding provided to schools and libraries.
In 2010, Mr. Wight began a work detail with the OCIO Customer Relationship Management Program. He became a permanent OCIO employee in 2013 as the Deputy Chief for End User Services, the organization responsible for DOI’s consolidated email system (BisonConnect), directory services, cloud authentication, and desktop and mobile device support. In 2015, he was selected for DOI’s Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program and completed an assignment in the Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget (OMB).