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DTC Science and Technology Innovators Lecture Series

Managing an effective transition to IPv6


John McManus
Deputy CIO and CTO
Office of the Chief Information Officer
Department of Commerce

Tuesday, April 24, 2007
4:30 p.m. reception
5:00 p.m. seminar

402 Walter Library


The talk will cover the basis for the Federal Government's transition to IPv6 and the major drivers at the federal level. I'll discuss the key elements of IPv6 and the development of a strong IPv6 transition plan. The relationship between developing and maintaining a robust Enterprise Architecture and effective program and project management techniques will be covered.


John McManus McManus is the Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Department of Commerce. John leads the definition and development of DoC's Information Technology architecture and ensures that it meets the needs of the Department and integrates innovative technologies. Dr. McManus joined the Department of Commerce from NASA, where he served as Deputy Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer. He has also served as Vice President of the Software Technology Center at Lucent Technologies Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ, and Vice President for Research at Cigital, Inc., following a career in flight simulation research and development at NASA's Langley Research Center. John received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary, and a B.A. from Randolph-Macon College.