Senior U.S. State Department Official Janice deGarmo Joins Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue

• Janice deGarmo appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue.
• Janice brings data-driven mindset and expertise in foreign policy and analytics.
• Her appointment will enhance the Institute’s ability to innovate and drive the adoption of trusted technology.

Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy Expands Leadership With Appointment of Janice deGarmo

The Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue has announced the appointment of Senior U.S. State Department Official Janice L. deGarmo as Chief Operating Officer, effective March 13, 2023. Ms. deGarmo brings an extensive record of transformational leadership, data-driven diplomacy and foreign policy expertise to her new role, with the goal of scaling the Institute and delivering on its unique value as a global leader in tech statecraft.

Janice deGarmo’s Background

Ms. deGarmo served as Director of the Office of Management Strategy and Solutions at the U.S. Department of State, where she created the Center for Analytics (CfA) and served as the State Department’s first-ever Acting Chief Data Officer to elevate data-informed diplomacy. In this capacity, she delivered strategic insights and business transformation to improve the State Department’s management platform and advance foreign policy goals, with oversight of the Department’s Center for Analytics, Policy and Global Presence, Consulting and Advanced Projects directorates. She also previously held Executive Director positions in both the Bureau of Information Resource Management and Bureau of Administration within the State Department prior to her COO role at Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue University.

Janice deGarmo‘ Impact on Krach Institute

The Chairman Keith Krach stated that Ms deGarmo has a rare ability to challenge status quo while inspiring people around her towards noble mission leaving a profound impact which will help scale up efforts by institute in terms driving adoption & innovation related to trusted technology solutions globally.


Janice L De Garmo has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer for The Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue University effective from March 13th 2023 . The appointment is important because it will bring a data driven approach that can be used to push forward with their mission related to trusted technologies & innovation on global level . Her 15 years experience with US department Of State along with her skills related analytics , management & foreign policy will be invaluable asset towards achieving their goal


The appointment Janice L De Garmo is an important step taken by The Krach institute in achieving their mission pertaining development & implementation globally accepted technologies that can be trusted . Her background along with vast experience will serve well towards making sure they achieve desired results