Full Name
Mr. Justin Fanelli
Job Title
Technical Director, PEO Digital
U.S. Department of the Navy
Speaker Bio
Mr. Justin Fanelli is the Technical Director of PEO Digital, chartered to provide strategic technical leadership for the rapid transformation of enterprise IT infrastructure within the Department of Navy. Within recent roles, Mr. Fanelli has served as Chief Architect of Defense Medical Intelligence Data, Technical Director for Navy Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPTE), Executive Lead for Navy's Digital Transformation in 5G and DevSecOps. Within Defense Healthcare, Mr. Fanelli’s teams delivered the first one-stop data enterprise for revolutionized healthcare and research outcomes. Within the Navy, he oversaw Information Technology transformation of personnel operations across the Service. Advising senior leadership on Cloud, AI/ML, 5G and Transformations resulted in transition of leap ahead capabilities. Previously, Mr. Fanelli has served as a Service Chiefs Fellow at the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), Principal Engineer for Navy Enterprise Business Systems and Chief Systems Engineer for Department of Defense (DOD) Command and Control (C2).

Outside of the office, Mr.. Fanelli teaches IT courses at Marymount University and Georgetown University and advises on innovation. He holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, a Masters degree in Electrical and Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and is a Senior Executive Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is certified in Lean Six Sigma, Agile Development, GIAC Security Leadership, Defense Acquisition University Engineering and Program Management, has served as Philadelphia Mayor’s Commission on Technology (MCOT) Board Member, North Catholic High School Alumni Association President, currently serves as an advisor to National Science Foundation startups, Cornerstone Schools Executive Board Member, volunteer and speaker at TechImpact and AFCEA and is a member of the Cosmos Club. His awards include National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation, Civilian Exemplary Achievement Award, Secretary of the Navy’s Innovation Award, Project Management Institute's Project of the Year, Federal Health IT Innovation Award and he is a two time FedHealth 100 honoree. He lives in Arlington, VA and would love your book recommendations.
Justin Fanelli