Inside Track: Call of Duty
KATIE SIERZEGO, PMP
ORGANIZATION: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District
LOCATION: Wiesbaden, Germany
In Katie Sierzego’s job, tech prowess would be nothing without proper stakeholder management. As the head of IT services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Europe District, she must manage the input and feedback of everyone from U.S. military leaders to local contractors in more than 40 countries to her own team of approximately 35 members who work on 10 to 15 IT projects at any one time. And she must do so with one signature stakeholder in mind, she says: the U.S. taxpayer.
Ms. Sierzego assumed her current role in April 2018, after four years as the chief of the IT program management office and the enterprise data warehouse program manager for USACE in the United States.
How do you support USACE Europe’s strategic mission and vision?
In my role I am able to lead a team that brings the latest communications and collaboration technologies to empower the USACE Europe mission. Our organization provides engineering solutions, infrastructure and general engineering services in support of U.S. national, foreign and defense policies overseas. I recommend the right investments in IT and emerging capabilities, and our IT team builds them in a cost-effective way that benefits the organization. So for me
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