Dr. Michael Valivullah

Chief Technology Architect

National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Dr. Michael Valivullah is currently serving as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). He served as the Director of Information Technology (IT) and the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at NASS and the Directorate of Science and Technology (S and T) in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Dr. Michael Valivullah is a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) in the U.S. Federal Government.


Dr. Valivullah has spent over fifteen years in the public sector and over sixteen years in the private industry and non-profits. He served the Associate CIO, Chief of Programs and Planning and Chief Enterprise Architect at the U.S. Capitol Police, U.S. Senate. He also acted as an Executive Director of Systems Engineering at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).


Before joining the federal government, he worked as a consultant in the private sector at Electronic Data Systems (Hewlett Packard), Lockheed Martin, FINRA (NASDAQ), U S Airways, U S Food Service, U S Chamber of Commerce, Freddie Mac, Sabre, SES, and MCI Telecom. He also served as a faculty at Georgetown University (DC) and Virginia Tech (VA).


Dr. Valivullah has obtained several professional certifications and training including: PMP, CISSP, FAC P/PM Level 3, Federal CIO, Enterprise Architect, SoA Architect, Web & Data Strategist, Big Data & Analytics, Data Quality, ITIL and Data Warehousing. He has been invited to speak on technology trends and adoption in the US and abroad. He has also been recognized by several US and international organizations for his commitment to public service, accomplishments and leadership.