Ms. Jacklyn Mitchell Wynn

Vice President and Director, Center for Enterprise Modernization, Veterans Affairs Portfolio

Ms. Jacklyn Wynn, a vice president and director in the Center for Enterprise Modernization (CEM) at The MITRE Corporation, leads the organization’s work in support of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). CEM is one of seven federally funded research and development centers that MITRE manages for the U.S. government.

Ms. Wynn joined MITRE from RSA, the security division of Dell Technologies, where she was Vice President for Strategy and Market Development, Global Public Sector. She developed and executed integrated cyber strategies through business process, coordination, and implementation of strategic projects and partnerships. Ms. Wynn also held executive leadership positions at Dell EMC, as Vice President of Global Residency Practice, and at Hewlett-Packard, where she was Vice President for Global Business Operations and Support Services. 

Prior to her global roles, she spent over 15 years in executive leadership positions that oversaw public sector technology and consulting services divisions of several technology companies, such as Digital, Compaq, and Hewlett-Packard. These divisions supported large-scale enterprise infrastructures, from federal agencies like the VA and the U.S. Postal Service, to local and state governments, as well as institutions of higher education. In addition, the opportunity to participate in and support the internal optimization of the largest information technology and technology companies' modernization efforts due to mergers and consolidations provided a unique perspective across change management, governance, strategy, and implementation outcome areas.

She has earned recognition for her leadership and performance as an advocate for community service and education programs for youth, with a strong focus on the science, technology, engineering, and math fields.

Ms. Wynn serves on the executive board of the nonprofit National Center for Children and Families, which works to advance policies, education, and development in support of children and their families through community engagement and training, volunteerism, and social advocacy. She has also served on the Howard University Industrial Advisory Board, as well as on the boards of the Association for Minorities in Engineering and the Black Data Processors Association, which honored her in 2006 with the Epsilon Award for Career Achievement. She is a founding member of the Strategy Board for the International Consortium of Minority Cyber Professionals.

Ms. Wynn has received the Federal 100 Achievement Award, the Women in Technology Distinguished Achiever Award, and the Women of Color in Technology Distinguished Achiever Award. She was also named among the Top 100 Executives by Uptown Professional/NAACP and Top 100 Blacks in Corporate America.

She holds bachelor's degrees in economics and math from the University of Denver and an MBA in finance and accounting from the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester. Ms. Wynn also participated in executive leadership programs at Babson College, the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Anderson School of Business at the University of California Los Angeles.