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NOAA Environmental Leadership Seminar Series: Past Presentations

NOAA/NESDIS Transformation with Innovative Technologies

by Katie Poser on 2021-02-10T09:43:00-05:00 in National Environment, Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) | 0 Comments

Slides: Parker_NELS.pdf

Summary Q&A: Parker_NELS.pdf

Date: February 9, 2021

Speaker: Irene Parker, Assistant Chief Information Officer National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS), NOAA.

Abstract: NOAA’s mission is complex and ever changing due to the availability of new commercial and partner data sources that can enhance the quality of scientific research and numerical weather prediction.  This seminar will outline efforts underway to transform how NOAA/NESDIS is leveraging new innovative technologies such as commercial cloud and Artificial Intelligence to provide more timely and cost effective products and services to the general public.

About the Speaker: Irene Parker has 20 years of experience in all facets of information technology, security, enterprise architecture, in both public and private sectors. Mrs. Parker’s experience ranges from leading information technology organizations, managing cyber risks, and implementing science and technology solutions. Currently, she serves as the Chief Information Officer for National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Services (NESDIS) which is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Prior to joining the federal service, she held senior positions at Deloitte Consulting and Accenture. While in the private sector, she was responsible for process engineering, strategic planning, and business development. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematical Sciences from Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering in Baltimore, MD and received an Executive Masters in Public Administration from American University.

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