John Basso is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Performance Management in the VA Office of Enterprise Integration. John and his team lead the Department’s strategic planning, enterprise requirements, enterprise risk management, and performance management efforts. He is also leading the VA Modernization Planning efforts focused on reforming the VA operating model, governance, and decision rights.
Prior to joining the VA, John worked in the private sector providing strategic and operational planning, risk, and change management consulting to federal, state, and local government agencies.
John is a Veteran, having served in the Army for 20 years including two combat tours in Iraq and one in Desert Storm. He has degrees from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and from the US Military Academy.