Scott Goodwin

Chief Information Officer for Space Operations
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Mr. Goodwin will be speaking on the Building Outside the Box Panel during GOSCON DC 2011 at the Innovation Nation Forum.

Scott Goodwin is the chief information officer for NASA's Space Operations Mission Directorate, a role he has held since December of 2008. He works with the Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Launch Services, and Space Communications and Navigation Programs as a representative to the Centers and at the Agency level with respect to IT policies, security, implementation issues, and other IT-related areas. Mr. Goodwin graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology with a degree in computer engineering. He spent the first 15 years of his career with the Department of Defense (DOD)/U.S. Air Force (USAF) managing Unix-based systems as well as designing, developing, implementing, and managing system and network infrastructure and software. While at DOD/USAF, he helped create some of the first Web applications at their location to manage system accounts and credentials in the early 1990s. He also participated in open-source projects and wrote software to integrate DOD's Common Access Card with Web server infrastructure for authentication and authorization. Scott came to NASA Headquarters in 2003.