Dr. Keith Marzullo is the Director of the Federal Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) National Coordination Office (NCO). He also serves as the Co-chair of the NITRD Subcommittee of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Committee on Technology (CoT), where he oversees the operations and activities of the NITRD Program. The NCO reports to the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), Executive Office of the President.
Dr. Marzullo joins NITRD NCO from the National Science Foundation (NSF), where he served as the Division Director for the Computer and Network Systems (CNS) Division in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) Directorate. He also served as Co-Chair of the NITRD Cybersecurity and Cyber Physical Systems R&D Senior Steering Groups.
Prior to joining NSF, Dr. Marzullo was a faculty member at the University of California, San Diego’s Computer Science and Engineering Department, and served as the Department Chair from 2006-2010. Dr. Marzullo received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, where he developed the Xerox Research Internet Clock Synchronization protocol, one of the first practical fault-tolerant protocols for keeping widely-distributed clocks synchronized with each other.