Clay Goldwein leads the National Security and Justice (NSJ) business unit at CGI Federal, a wholly-owned U.S. operating subsidiary of CGI, Inc., which serves CGI’s clients across civilian, defense and intelligence sectors of the U.S. federal government.

As NSJ business unit leader and Senior Vice-President, Mr. Goldwein leads the development and execution of the business and solutions strategy for a diverse client portfolio within national security and justice agencies. Previously, he led the U.S. Department of Homeland Security account, where he was responsible for the strategy and execution of DHS projects.

Throughout his career, Mr. Goldwein has been a leader in IT modernization, cloud and cybersecurity. His notable accomplishments include standing up CGI’s cloud under the U.S. General Services Administration’s Infrastructure as a Service Blanket Purchase Agreement, and achieving one of the first Authority to Operate (ATO) designations by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).

Mr. Goldwein served as a Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) project manager, serving seven agencies. He was also responsible for achieving an aggressive two-year schedule implementing a credential management solution at 26 federal agencies under the CDM program. Mr. Goldwein joined CGI in 2004 through the merger with American Management Systems, where he began his career in 1994. He is recognized for his technical and management leadership – both internally and externally. His prior work spans a range of federal, state, and commercial customers across a breadth of domains and technical areas.

He is a fellow of the American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) Partners Program. He chairs the DHS group for the 4x24 Leadership program, and is an active participant in the WashingtonExec National Security Council and the Professional Services Council. He was a finalist for the Washington Executive Pinnacle Award in 2022 in the category of  National Security/DHS Executive of the Year (Public Company) and was spotlighted by Washington Executive as one of the Top National Security Executives to Watch in 2022 and 2023.

Mr. Goldwein has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Duke University and is a certified Project Management Professional. He holds two United States patents for an environmental permit web portal.