Dana Deasy is a Senior Advisor at Beacon Global Strategies
Mr. Deasy is a highly skilled and successful Global Chief Information Officer who has led large complex organizations across multiple industries including, Aerospace, Automotive, Conglomerates, Oil & Gas, Financial Services and Government. He has led Technology for a number of large multinational corporations and most notably while at the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) led the largest and most complex technology organization in the world. Dana has significant international business experience working oversees in both Germany and the United Kingdom.
While serving his country as Chief Information Officer for the U.S. Department of Defense, Dana was the primary advisor to the Secretary of Defense for all matters of information management including space systems, critical satellite communications, nuclear command and control, spectrum, cyber, artificial intelligence solutions and developing advance technology innovation for the war fighter. He managed a budget of over $47B and a workforce of over 100,000 technologists. He led the largest ever teleworking response during COVID and served on a number Government wide taskforce, including securing the 2018 U.S. Elections. He was recognized for his service by receiving the highest civilian service awards from both the DOD and NSA.
Prior to his move to Government, Dana was the Global Chief Information Officer and Managing Director at J.P. Morgan Chase. He provided overall leadership for JPMC’s Global Technology organization comprised of over 44,000 employees and contractors with an annual budget of $9.6B across all areas of the bank including JPMC’s retail, wholesale and asset and wealth management businesses.
Earlier at BP, Dana served as the Global Chief Information Officer & Group Vice President and provided overall leadership for BP’s Global Technology organization comprised of over 10,000 employees and contractors with an annual budget of $3.5B. Additionally, he managed BP’s Indirect Procurement function ($9B annual spend) and Global Real Estate function ($1.5B spend).
Dana has held a number of board positions, including Smartrac (Avery Dennison company), IBM Advisory Board, Hewlett Packard Advisory Board, Siemens Business Services and Columbia University Board of Continuing Education. For a number of years, Dana has served as an Executive in Residence at Columbia University
Dana holds a Master of Business Administration from National University, San Diego CA and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California.