Isaac E. Hernandez is the Deputy Director Infrastructure Services Branch at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). He is responsible for the overall management, control and operation of the corporation’s Division of Information Technology (DIT) infrastructure providing information technology (IT) leadership and services for the day-to-day operations, engineering, and customer support of the FDIC. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the IT industry and has held various positions in the IT operations, engineering, military, accounting, and consulting disciplines.
Prior to the FDIC, he was the Director of IT Operations at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Commission’s IT Infrastructure and IT Customer Support.
Prior to joining the Federal government, Isaac served as the Program Delivery Manager for Civilian Agencies at EMC Federal. In this capacity he was responsible for the professional services operations of the Federal Civilian team. Before his time at EMC, he was the Director of Network Reliability for a Virginia located subsidiary of Verizon; responsible for IT Operations and Engineering. In addition, he served as the Director, Video Services R&D for their video on demand product.
A New York native, Isaac began his career at the age of 17 enlisting in the United States Marine Corps where he served for approximately 10 years working in various fields such as finance, logistics, IT, and marksmanship. He has stated that his experiences as a technologist who “grew up in IT” and as a leader has given him the ability to bridge the communications gap between the “techies” and customers.