Ron Thompson on IT Transformation at the National Agricultural Statistics Service

Ron Thompson on IT Transformation at the National Agricultural Statistics Service

NASS modernization strategy is focused on how to best improve and refine its annual agricultural census.
Ron Thompson
Director of IT, Department of Agriculture

NASS Director of IT Ron Thompson discusses the importance of digital modernization at an agency with a data-centric mission, and the necessity of private-public partnerships in facilitating transformation.

Thompson serves as both Director of IT and CIO at the Agriculture Department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. He has 25 years of experience in IT service design, engineering, operational management, governance and leadership.

 

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