Mr. Tom Pyke
Former CIO
U.S. Department of Energy

Tom Pyke recently retired as the Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Department of Energy. In that position he was responsible for ensuring the most appropriate use of leading edge information technology to enable the Department’s missions, at lowest cost and using “green IT.” Previously, Mr. Pyke was CIO of the Department of Commerce, and he led the High Performance Computing and Communications program and was Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. He was also Director of the GLOBE Program, leading an interagency team to create an international environmental science and education program now involving over 23,000 schools in 112 countries.

Mr. Pyke earned a BSEE as a Westinghouse Scholar from the Carnegie Institute of Technology and an MSE in Computer Systems as a Ford Foundation Fellow from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a senior member of the IEEE, a member of the ACM, AAAS, Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, and Omicron Delta Kappa, and is a Fellow of the Washington Academy of Sciences.