Stephen W. Warren
Chief Information Officer and Chief Data Officer
Stephen W. Warren is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Data Officer at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
In his role as CIO, Mr. Warren leads 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. He became CIO in September 2015. As the Chief Data Officer, Mr. Warren is responsible for data governance and lifecycle data management in support of the OCC mission.
Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Warren 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 have 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, 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. Mr. Warren has been inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame.