KDE Leadership

Our leaders emphasize quality and innovation so that we can build a strong, effective national resource. That’s why we choose leaders with diverse backgrounds in technology, business, and public service. They bring the high level of expertise needed to manage corporate responsibilities in the areas of information technology and knowledge and collaboration services.
Joel Jacobs

Joel Jacobs

VP, Chief Information Officer

Mr. Joel Jacobs is vice president, chief information officer (CIO), and chief security officer (CSO) of The MITRE Corporation. As CIO, Mr. Jacobs is responsible for advancing information technology (IT) services, infrastructure operations, and the innovative use of information technologies that enable MITRE staff to effectively serve the company’s government sponsors. He leads the Enterprise Computing, Information, and Security organization (ECIS), which provides comprehensive information technology, knowledge management, enterprise technical computing, information security, and global security services to the corporation.

Fred Zapp

Frederick Zapp

Technical Director

Mr. Fred Zapp is the technical director within the Enterprise Computing, Information, and Security (ECIS). He is responsible for delivering customer-focused services and managing corporate responsibilities in the areas of information technology, knowledge and collaboration services.

Donna Cuomo

Dr. Donna Cuomo

Associate Technical Director

Dr. Donna Cuomo is the associate technical director for knowledge management within the Enterprise Computing, Information, and Security (ECIS). She is responsible for knowledge sharing strategic planning, design and development, enterprise information architecture, and enterprise social software strategy. Her primary focus is enabling the knowledge worker through systems and services that increase productivity, support collaboration, and leverage broader community participation.

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