Director, Planning and Performance Management
Paul Brubaker currently serves as the Director, Planning and Performance Management for the Department of Defense.
Brubaker has held a number of leadership positions in government and the private sector. A former GAO evaluator, he has served as an investigator, deputy staff director and minority staff director of the Senate Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management where, among other things, he led the effort resulting in passage of the Clinger-Cohen Act for then-Senator William S. Cohen (R-ME). Brubaker is a two time Presidential appointee serving as Deputy CIO of the Defense Department under President Bill Clinton and in 2007 was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to become the Research and Innovative Technology Administrator (RITA) at the Transportation Department under President Bush.
In the private sector, Brubaker has served as CEO, CMO and at the executive level of several successful small, mid-sized and large technology services companies. He has served as Chairman of Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology, Chairman of the Technology Committee at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) International and is the part president of the Washington, DC Chapter of AFCEA. He has won numerous awards including AFFIRMs government executive of the year in 2000, the Defense Department’s medal for Distinguished Public Service (with palm device) and the DoT Secretary’s Gold Medal. He is also a two time winner of the Federal Computer Week Fed 100 award.
In his spare time, Brubaker serves on a number of boards, advisory boards and service organizations and regularly writes and lectures on government transformation.