Stephen W. Warren

Chief Information Officer at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Stephen W. Warren is Chief Information Officer at Los Alamos National Laboratory. He is responsible for the institutional information and technology (I&T) strategy, architecture and information security (IS) across the Laboratory. Mr. Warren ensures effective, secure, and efficient computing, information technology, and operational technology enabling the high-tech missions for the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He provides leadership and day to day management of ~1000 employees for Information and Technology. Responsibilities include networking and telecommunications services, cyber security, business computing, document control, and records management. Additionally, Mr. Warren manages the policy, risk management, and compliance for all I&T activity including international collaboration facilities, advanced simulation development programs, high-performance computing, satellites, and advanced manufacturing.

Prior to joining Los Alamos National Laboratory, Mr. Warren was the Chief Information Officer  at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). In this role, Mr. Warren led all OCC information technology (IT) programs, supporting the agency’s mission of ensuring the safety and soundness of national banks as well as fair and equal access to financial services for all Americans.

Mr. Warren also served as Executive in Charge, Office of Information and Technology and CIO at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). There, he oversaw all aspects of the department’s $3.3 billion, 8,000-employee IT program, which included overseeing its day-to-day activities to ensure VA employees had the IT tools and services needed to support our nation’s Veterans. Before serving as CIO at the VA, he served as acting CIO and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Information and Technology.

Prior to his experience at the VA, Mr. Warren served as CIO for the Federal Trade Commission and previously as CIO for the Office of Environmental Management, Department of Energy.

Mr. Warren served nine years of active duty in the U.S. Air Force, where he was involved in a broad range of activities, including research in support of the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI), support for nuclear treaty monitoring efforts, and service in Korea.

Mr. Warren holds a master’s degree in systems management from the Florida Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s in nuclear engineering from the University of Michigan.