Chief Technology Advisor
John Voeller is a technology advisor to C-Suite executives of international companies, specializing in long-term strategic planning.
He is currently Senior Vice President at Black and Veatch, where for 37 years he has held holding leadership positions including: nuclear engineer, CIO and chief technology officer. Mr. Voeller has also consulted for the Department of Homeland Security Office of Science and Technology since its creation.
In 2003, he was made an ASME White House Fellow in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President. In these roles, Mr. Voeller developed strategic and tactical plans for interagency and national initiatives and promoted collaboration to ensure multi-agency collaboration. His efforts included the creation of a massive database of all HS/HD/IC R&D projects across all agencies from 1986 to present that is the only one in existence.
Mr. Voeller has received numerous awards including the FIATECH James Porter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Technology and Innovation, 2010, the Award of Excellence from Engineering News Record magazine for 1998, the CIO Enterprise Value Award for 1997 from CIO magazine, the Ed Forrest Award For Highest Achievement in Engineering Automation for 2000 and the CIO Premier 100 Award as one of top 100 CIO’s In the US for 2000.