Manager, HSIN Outreach and Mission Integration
Information Sharing Executive, OCIO
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
As Manager of Outreach and Mission Integration, Ray V. Ragone is part of a DHS team that assists the department and its partners in creating and maintaining Communities of Interest on the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN). HSIN is a web-based portal that facilitates information-sharing and collaboration across the homeland security universe of federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, and private sector organizations.
Prior to joining the Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Ragone held a similar position in private industry, as Operations Manager for Digital Technology International, a provider of computer systems to the publishing industry. He came to DTI from a 24-year career at newspapers in Florida and Maine, which spanned the introduction of computers in the newsroom in 1976 to the adoption of totally electronic print production in 1998. Before embarking on his journalism career, he served in the U.S. Air Force as an information specialist.
Mr. Ragone holds degrees in Mass Communications from the University of South Florida and Business Management from the University of New England.