Jonathan Rokita is a senior IT Executive leveraging a 25+ years progressive leadership career within multi-industry global technology, DOD, HHS, USAID, non-profit, NGO’s, and Fortune 200 corporations. He is a visionary architect modernizing IT environments by developing custom software, key security policies, hybrid cloud infrastructures, and solid financial systems that secure high ROI and broad user adoption.
Mr. Rokita drives operational excellence through innovative problem solving and process improvements that propel rapid growth, transforming companies into stable, competitive, and sustainable IT enterprises. He employs a customer-centric approach applying overarching business intelligence managing multiple programs, diverse operational teams, and competing priorities in fast-paced IT environments.
Jonathan provided executive insight, strategic planning and communications analytics for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) completing an Information Technology and Communications Assessment of various assets, functions and infrastructure needed to support ASPR and the HHS Secretary’s Operations Center’s (SOC) mission to save lives and protect Americans from 21st century health threats.
As the Agile Scrum Master in full SDLC, Mr. Rokita managed developers/data architects creating custom budget software and systems integration for USAID Improvement Indicator Database software and Financial Management Tool for budgeting, utilization, and voucher review saving hundreds of labor hours and passing DCAA audits.
Jonathan increased profit margins by 6% annually by focusing on vendor management, use of on-premises resources, and scalability with SaaS and IaaS as well as creatively utilizing existing resources and moving from capital intensive solutions to OpEx solution models.
Designed infrastructure strategy that secured solutions utilizing encryption, SDWAN, cross platforms integration and programming in Azure and AWS in support of USAID’s international compliance driven requirements.
Directed Wild West transformation to ITIL structured unit, with in-place staff, standardized software, hardware, & management procedures which achieved 99% Excellent rating advancing helpdesk procedures.
Bachelor of Science in Labor Relations from Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Science in Business Technology from Marymount University, CIO Certification from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as ITIL, PMP, IBM and Oracle certs. Jonathan is on the Board of Directors for multiple organizations including Treasurer for Society for Information Management Capital Area Chapter. He has also been on the IT Advisory Council for Humentum, InsideNGO as well has been a key contributor hosting webinars and conference sessions on a variety of IT subjects including Cyber Security and the Dark Web with DHS, as well as AI, ML and RPA with Fannie Mae, CVS Health and Maximus.
Jonathan enjoys travel, athletics (biking, soccer, snowboarding, and water sports) and perfecting his BBQ skills with his wife and two daughters.