Jacob DePriest

Jacob DePriest is a technical senior leader at the National Security Agency (NSA). As a longtime developer advocate, he stood up the Developer Experience (DevX) program to deliver tools and services that developers need to enhance production software delivery at NSA. As part of that work, Mr. DePriest focused on improving the policies, processes, and tools to enable developers to more easily contribute to and participate in the open source software community. He currently is the Chief of an organization responsible for evolving NSA’s unclassified Information Technology (IT) strategy, adoption of commercial collaboration tools, and scaling telework services for the NSA workforce.