Mr. Jeff VanBemmel

Senior Advisor

Hosting and Compute Center, Defense Information Systems Agency

Mr. VanBemmel currently serves as the Senior Advisor for Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Hosting and Compute Center (HaCC).  Previously, Mr. VanBemmel was the Civilian Deputy for DISA’s, Services Directorate (SE).  Mr. VanBemmel has a diverse technology background working for both the DoD and commercial industry.  He began his career with government service in the US Air Force as an Air Traffic Controller.  He has served as a government civilian in a variety of roles including as the Chief, Future Operations DISA Command Center; Director, Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) Defense Industrial Base (DOD-DIB) Collaborative Information Sharing Environment (DCISE); Director, US Army Signal Network Enterprise Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG); Deputy Director for USASNEC-APG; Chief of the Enterprise Service Desk – Europe; and Deputy Chief for the Regional Computer Emergency Response Team – Europe.  

In 2013, Mr. VanBemmel deployed with the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce (CEW) for the NATO Training Mission Afghanistan (NTM-A) serving as the Senior Advisor to the Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) Directorate at the Afghanistan Ministry of Interior.  In addition to his government service, Mr. VanBemmel has held a variety of IT positions with several major corporations including Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, ARINC and Verizon.  

Mr. VanBemmel’s education includes John Hopkins University (Masters of Business Administration, MBA), University of Maryland (BS Computer and Information Science), Howard Community College (AAS Network Engineering), National Defense University (Chief Information Officer (CIO) certificate), Defense Acquisition University Level 2 Certification in Program Management and Professional Military Education (PME) at the Air War College and the Army Management Staff College Advanced Course (CES AC).  Mr. VanBemmel has earned several industry certifications including both the Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).  Mr. VanBemmel is a recipient of the Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award, multiple recipient of the Army Superior Civilian Service Award, multiple recipient of the Army Commanders' Civilian Service Award, Global War on Terrorism Civilian Support Medal (Afghanistan Campaign), NATO non-Article 5 Medal and numerous individual performance awards.   

Mr. VanBemmel currently resides in Maryland with his wife Linda.