Deputy Executive Director, Enterprise System Development Office, Office of the Chief Information Officer
Department of Homeland Security
Greg Capella is the Deputy Executive Director of the Enterprise System Development Office (ESDO) within the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Chief Information Officer. He came to DHS from commercial consulting, where he was the Chief Operating Officer for a small consulting firm in the field of information technology.
Previously, Mr. Capella managed the development and support of financial services software. His commercial roles included being a Director of Product Management at the Fair Isaac Corporation, where he managed a series of software and analytical products. He also worked as a Director at AMS, working with financial software products and providing consulting services. He began his career as an Air Force officer, where he filled a variety of acquisition roles. In his most senior Air Force position, he oversaw the efforts of 218 engineers and technicians providing software and hardware updates for space shuttle and satellite command and control.
Mr. Capella is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP), as well as a Certified Acquisition Professional in Program Management Level III, and a Test and Evaluation Professional, Level 1. Mr. Capella has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and a bachelor’s of science in Management from the U.S. Air Force Academy. In addition to his academic background, Mr. Capella coauthored U.S. Patent 7,356,503 for ASP Business Decision Engine while working for Fair Isaac.