Full Name
Mr. Bakari Dale, SES
Job Title
Director, Business Enterprise Data Analytics (EDA)
U.S. Army Office of Business Transformation (OBT)
Speaker Bio
Mr. Dale is a Veteran Naval Aviator that began his civil service career with the Army’s Secretariat staff in 2012 with ASA(FM&C). On November 22nd 2020, Bakari was the Army’s first African American Data Scientist appointed to Senior Level Tier-1 (BGEN equivalent). Bakari Dale was appointed as the Army’s Business Mission Area Data Officer (MADO) in October 2023 after serving as acting MADO from April 2023. He oversees the governance, management, and analysis of data related to the Army's business across over 400 systems and 6 Functional Domain Areas. Works closely with the Army Chief Data and Analytics Officer (CDAO), OSD CDAO, and the Mission Area Data Officers (DIMA, WMA, & EIEMA) to manage, govern, and integrate Army data and data systems. This includes ensuring the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of data, as well as developing and implementing strategies for data management and analysis to support decision-making and improve efficiency.
Bakari Dale, SES