Paul Wormeli

Paul Wormeli consults for the government and the commercial sector in the application of information technology to public service. He has introduced innovative programs in public policy as well as innovations in the use of technology.  He has managed the development of software products resulting in system implementation for dozens of agencies throughout the world, and has managed national programs in support of advanced information sharing.

Mr. Wormeli was appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Deputy Administrator of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) in the U.S. Department of Justice.  He led the development of a common protocol for interconnecting diverse proprietary protocols to enable the nationwide sharing of criminal history information. He created and was the first full-time Executive Director of the IJIS Institute, a non-profit dedicated to engaging industry in helping government agencies improve information sharing using advanced technology.

In 2009, Mr. Wormeli was appointed to serve on the Committee on Law and Justice (CLAJ) of the National Academy of Sciences.  In 2011, Mr. Wormeli was named by Government Technology magazine as one of the Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers in Public Sector Innovation in the U.S.

Mr. Wormeli holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of New Mexico, and a Master of Engineering Administration degree from the George Washington University.  He undertook courses in the honors program for industry as a part of the doctoral program in Engineering Economic Systems at Stanford University.  He received a certificate in Cross-Boundary Transformation from the John F. Kennedy School of Government Executive Education program at Harvard University.   Mr. Wormeli is an adjunct professor in the College of Professional Studies at the George Washington University.

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