David (Dave) Hinchman

Acting Director, Information Technology and Cybersecurity

Areas of Expertise:

  • IRS information technology modernization
  • IT and cybersecurity workforce
  • Critical infrastructure protection

Dave is an Acting Director in GAO’s Information Technology and Cybersecurity team. He oversees audits on the IT and cybersecurity workforce, critical infrastructure protection, and the IRS’s IT modernization efforts.

Dave joined GAO in July 2002. He has led numerous reviews of federal data center optimization and cloud computing, and was responsible for GAO’s work on the High-Risk area of Improving the Management of IT Acquisitions and Operations. Prior to joining GAO, Dave worked as a business consultant for several private sector firms (including PricewaterhouseCoopers), and served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy.

Dave earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Arizona. Dave earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Vassar College.

Dave can be reached by email at HinchmanD@gao.gov or by phone at (214) 777-5719. Dave works in GAO’s Dallas Field Office.