Mark E. Krzysko

Principal Deputy Director, Enterprise Information

Mr. Mark E. Krzysko is the Principal Deputy Director of Enterprise Information in the Acquisition Data and Analytics (ADA) organization. In this senior leadership role, Mr. Krzysko directs acquisition data governance, data access, and data science to enable the Department to make sound business decisions with data. He is leading a philosophical and technical transformation within the Department to make timely, authoritative acquisition information available to support insight and decision-making on the Department of Defense’s major programs—a portfolio totaling approximately $2 trillion of investment funds over the lifecycle of the programs—as well as smaller programs and nontraditional acquisition approaches.

In 2016, Mr. Krzysko was invited to be a member of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy's Data Cabinet, which was initiated to lead the effort to make leveraging the power of data the norm across the Federal government. In addition, he is a charter member of the Defense Science Interagency Working Group, which has a similar purpose.

Preceding his current position, Mr. Krzysko served as Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (ADUSD) for Business Transformation, providing strategic leadership for re-engineering the Department’s business system investment decision-making processes. He also led efforts as ADUSD for Strategic Sourcing and Acquisition Processes and as Director of the Supply Chain Systems Transformation Directorate, championing innovative uses of information technologies to improve and streamline the supply chain process for the Department. As the focal point for supply chain systems, Mr. Krzysko led the transformation, implementation and oversight of enterprise capabilities for the acquisition, logistics and procurement communities.

In March of 2002, Mr. Krzysko joined the Defense Procurement & Acquisition Policy office as Deputy Director of e-Business. As the focal point for the Acquisition Domain, he was responsible for oversight and transformation of the acquisition community into a strategic business enterprise. This included driving the adoption of e-business practices across the Department, leading the move to modernize processes and systems, and managing the investment review process and portfolio of business systems.

From June 2000 to March 2002, Mr. Krzysko led the Electronic Commerce Solutions Directorate for the Naval Air Systems Command. From April 1991 until March 2000, Mr. Krzysko served in senior-level acquisition positions at the Naval Air Systems Command, including Contracting Officer of F/A-18 Foreign Military Sales, F/A-18 Developmental Programs, and the F-14. Mr. Krzysko began his career in the private sector in various executive positions including Assistant Managing Director for Lord & Taylor Department Stores and Operations Administrator for Woodward & Lothrop Department Stores.

Mr. Krzysko holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and a Master of General Administration, Financial Management, from the University of Maryland University College, and numerous certificates from Harvard University.