Richard A. Spires
Chief Executive Officer, Former CIO of US DHS and IRS
Learning Tree International
Richard A. Spires is currently the CEO of Learning Tree International. Formerly, he was appointed and served as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Chief Information Officer (CIO) from 2009 till 2013. Mr. Spires held a number of positions at the IRS from 2004 through 2008. He served as the Deputy Commissioner for Operations Support after having served as the IRS’ CIO. He spent more than 20 years serving in a number of technical and managerial positions at SRA International and Mantas Corporation.
Mr. Spires won the 2016 ACT-IAC Leadership Award, 2012 Fed 100 Government Executive Eagle Award, and was named a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Cincinnati’s College of Engineering in 2006.
Monday, May 7
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM