Duncan McCaskill is the Chief Data Officer (Acting) and Chief Analytics Officer for the Department of the Navy within the DON OCIO, having assumed this role in late 2022 after the departure of Navy CDO Thomas Sasala.
Mr. McCaskill leads management, governance, and exploitation of data and analysis at all echelons and across the entire range of Naval missions and functions. He serves as senior advisor to SECNAV, UNSECNAV, and DON CIO for data and analytical issues and drives both technological and cultural change in the DON and broader DOD toward data centricity.
Mr. McCaskill also serves as the program owner for Jupiter, the DON Enterprise Data Environment – a technical implementation of the DON Data Architecture and the largest Mission Space within the DOD CDAO Advana Platform. As the executive champion of the DON Data Community of Practice and Excellence, Mr. McCaskill facilitates the intellectual and professional growth of the DON’s current and future data and analytics workforce.
Prior to joining the DON, Mr. McCaskill served over 20 years in the private sector providing subject matter expertise to clients across the Defense and Intelligence Communities.
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