Full Name
Mr. Jason Howe, SES
Job Title
Air Force A1 CIO and Deputy Director A1X
U.S. Air Force
Speaker Bio
Mr. Howe, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Chief Information Officer and Deputy Director, Plans and Integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington D.C. Mr. Howe provides policy, guidance and oversight for the development of plans and the design of future systems to ensure availability of personnel services for the Air Force and Space Force war fighters. He is responsible for developing strategies and policies related to the Talent Management (TM) domain IT infrastructure, including data centers, and common IT enterprise services available to all TM systems. His efforts directly affect over 100 IT systems providing capabilities to over 1M users, inside and outside the AF.

Prior to this assignment, he served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Cloud Architect, HQ Air Force A1X, Plans and Integration. In this role, he led implementation of technical and cloud solutions that delivered modern capabilities to Airmen and Guardians. His prior assignment was a strategic analyst, and acting CTO in the Headquarters Air Combat Command Communications and Information Directorate, ACC/A6T. As a technical expert, he provided strategic analysis encompassing all aspects of IT and Command and Control, including strategic oversight of all A6 requirements and initiatives.

Mr. Howe has held various MAJCOM headquarters, center, commercial, and active-duty assignments across a variety of functional areas including asset management, knowledge operations, IT acquisitions, storage networking, electronics maintenance, radar operations, and medical support. In these capacities, he has developed systems architectures in support of multimillion-dollar acquisitions as a Level 3 DAU-certified specialist, managed billion-dollar storage production facilities, developed numerous IT and CIO policies, and stood up a new IT facility, partnered with AF Research Laboratory.
Jason Howe, SES