Alex Loehr has spent his career bringing modern digital practices to government’s most important missions. As the Chief Technology Officer at the National-Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), Alex is responsible for growing the agency’s technical expertise and empowering its workforce with the tools and processes they need to deliver on NGA’s mission. Alex previously was NGA’s Deputy CTO, where he helped author the agency’s first-ever technology strategy.
Prior to joining NGA, Alex served as Deputy CTO for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and helped launch an updated, personalized VA.gov and led VA’s API program. Alex was an early member of the United States Digital Service at VA, working with a talented team to build and scale products that enable Veterans to discover and manage their health and benefits online.
Alex’s previous experience inside and outside government also includes In-Q-Tel and the Army Geospatial Research Laboratory. Alex has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Georgetown University, where he graduated summa cum laude, and he lives in Washington, DC with his wife, Lacey, and newborn daughter.