Henry (Jamie) Holcombe is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In this role, he is the principal advisor on the development and operations of its information systems and technology. In 2022, the agency won its first “CIO 100” award for strides in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Prior to the USPTO, Mr. Holcombe served in executive level positions at various firms. At the Harris Corporation, Mr. Holcombe served as the Vice-President and General Manager of Caprock Government Solutions (CGS), a communications provider to the U.S. Government.
Prior to CGS, Mr. Holcombe served as Harris’ VP of Information Technology and Director of Civil Programs and Commercial Accounts. He also served as VP of Information Systems for the Universal Service Administrative Company under the oversight of the Federal Communications Commission; as Chief Technology Officer, SPV of Operations, and Corporate Secretary for the Globix Corporation; and as the CIO of Cambrian Communications. LLC. He has also been an architect and principal consultant to commercial telecommunications, retail entertainment, and mutual insurance companies.
He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science degree, finishing first in his class in computer science. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree in information systems from Chaminade University in Honolulu, and a Master of Science degree in computer science from George Washington University.