As CIO, Mr. Mintz serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary on matters involving information resources and information services management, and provides leadership in using information technology to achieve the department’s goals and objectives. Mr. Mintz’s over thirty-year professional career has included senior positions leading product marketing efforts, managing the implementation of software development, and performing technical consulting. At Sun Microsystems he was responsible for leading a corporate-wide group responsible for security, legal, and regulatory compliance for Sun’s US Government business. He served as a Delegate to the White House Conference on Aging in 2005, and earlier served as a member of the State of Maryland Advisory Panel on Electronic Commerce.