Jacklyn Mitchell Wynn, a vice president 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 operates for the U.S. government. She works collaboratively across MITRE’s capability portfolios, including healthcare, big data analytics, systems engineering, and cybersecurity, to bring the full power of MITRE to the VA.
Wynn joined MITRE from RSA, the security division of Dell Technologies, where she was vice president for Strategy and Market Development, Global Public Sector. There, she was responsible for developing and executing integrated cyber strategies for state and local agencies, including the implementation of strategic products and partnerships. 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, Wynn spent over 15 years in executive leadership positions overseeing the public sector technology and consulting services divisions of several technology companies such as Digital, Compaq, and Hewlett-Packard. Wynn supported the complex and large-scale optimization of these Information Technology companies’ modernization efforts due to mergers and consolidations, and this gave her a unique perspective across change management, governance, strategy, and implementation outcome areas.
She has earned recognition for her leadership as an advocate for community service and education programs for youth, with a strong focus on the science, technology, engineering, and math fields. This recognition has led to opportunities to participate on several boards.
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 with the Epsilon Award for Career Achievement. She is a founding member of the Strategy Board for the International Consortium of Minority Cyber Professionals. She is also on the board of Georgetown Preparatory School, the nation’s oldest Jesuit high school.
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 the Top 100 Blacks in Corporate America.
She holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and mathematics from the University of Denver and an MBA in finance and accounting from the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester. Wynn also has 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.