Mr. Daniel Mintz
Program Chair
University of Maryland University College (UMUC)
Academic Representative

Dan Mintz provides marketplace and executive advice to small and mid-sized companies in the Federal Marketplace; and program and technology insight to Federal organizations. He served as the Departmental CIO for the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) from 2006-2009, subsequently serving as a CTO and then COO for both large and smaller companies supporting Federal Business. He was a Federal 100 winner in 2007. Mintz is active in government and industry trade groups, holding leadership roles in ACT-IAC and AFCEA. Before serving at DOT Mintz had significant experience in the private sector for a variety of IT product and services firms including Sun Microsystems, Lockheed Martin, and his own consulting practice. He speaks at many conferences and events on Government 2 (and 3).0 and cyber-security issues, writes a blog covering organization disruption, technology development, and movie reviews at,; and is on Facebook and tweets using the name technogeezer. Mintz earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland, and a Masters in International Management from the University of Maryland University College. He currently is an adjunct professor at Syracuse University and at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) and serves as an advisor to Cyberwatch, an NSF funded educational initiative, and to the University of Maryland University College Cyber-security Laboratory.