Jay Mehta

Position: Chief Data Officer
Categories: Leadership Team

Jay Mehta is the Chief Data Officer for CTIS, responsible for design, development and promotion of data storage, analysis and retrieval technologies across the Company’s portfolio. Jay joined CTIS in 1998 as a Database Administrator, taking on increasing levels of responsibility over time to include positions as Manager of the Database Administration Team, Configuration Team Manager, and CTEP-ESYS Security Analyst and Director. Jay has over 25 years of experience in leading teams of IT professionals. Prior to joining CTIS, Jay worked in a range of positions at other companies, including Ken Warwick Associates ( New York NY); GTE ImageSpan (Stamford CT), GTE SpaceNet (McLean VA) and Mobil Oil Corporation (Falls Church VA). He is also a former IT business owner where he and his team created a Patient Management/Medical Practice Management System.

Jay holds a MS degree in Computer Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJ; a BE in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Gujarat India; and is an Oracle Certified Professional. He serves as Editor of the Oracle Database Security Benchmark, Center for Internet Security (CIS), since 2016.

In his free time, Jay is an avid biker, accumulating miles on the Washington DC area bike trails, and he is a hiker as well, exploring trails in the Shenandoah and Virginia/Maryland mountains and more exotic locations like Andalucía, Spain. More locally, Jay can be spotted walking the park trails with his dog Kobi in Northern Virginia. He has traveled to more than 15 countries and 30 US states.