DJ Kachman, the the Veterans Affairs Department’s director of mobile and security technology transformation lead- Enterprise Command Center Solution Delivery IT Operations and Services in the Office of Information and Technology, joins Federal News Radio for a free online chat on April 10th at 1 p.m.
Kachman will take part in the online chat after his appearance on Federal News Radio’s Ask the CIO program on April 6 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington metro area and online everywhere.
Kachman discusses how he is helping VA address enterprise mobile challenges, implement better authentication on the network using smart identity cards and integrate mobile devices and services with enterprise desktops, apps and infrastructure.
During the chat, you can ask questions live or submit them in advance by emailing moderator, Executive Editor Jason Miller.
DATE: Monday, April 10, 2017
TIME: 1:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m. (EST) WHERE: Federalnewsradio.com
Donald R. Kachman Jr. (DJ) serves at the director of mobile and security assurance for solutions delivery, IT operations and services at the Veterans Affairs Department, focusing on integration of mobile devices into the VA to enhance the VA core mission. His group’s motto is that “we should secure the user experience, not prevent it.” Additionally, Mr. Kachman is currently in charge of developing the infrastructure for the VA’s endpoint security solutions.
Mr. Kachman’s VA career started in 1998 working at the Battle Creek VA Medical Center in Battle Creek, Michigan. Starting as a PC tech, he moved his was up to gain more responsibility until he was the medical center’s technical security officer. In 2007, he joined Enterprise Systems Engineering as the director of security assurance, which develops client solutions for VA’s endpoints for the VA’s enterprise. In 2010, he became mobile director and was charged with developing integration strategies for mobile devices into the department. Mr. Kachman is also a member of the OIT Transformation team, working to bring an Enterprise Command Center to the organization.
Mr. Kachman is a member of ATARC, ISC2 and has received recognition for his work to bring a secure and functional mobile experience to the VA. Mr. Kachman is the involved in his local church in several outreach programs. He resides in Battle Creek, Michigan, with his wife Tara and five children.