Brian Abrahamson is the Chief Information Officer and the Associate Laboratory Director for Communications and Information Technology at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).
In this role, Brian is accountable to the Laboratory Director to continuously improve the deployment, use, management and protection of information resources to increase research productivity and operational effectiveness of PNNL. He also guides efforts to advance PNNL's reputation. As a member of the Laboratory's senior management team, his responsibilities include:
Brian returned to his home state of Washington in 2011 to join PNNL. He previously served as the CIO and chief architect for San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Company, one of the nation's largest investor-owned utilities. Prior to that, Brian spent ten years with Accenture, a management consulting organization, where he worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies as well as several years in industry working for a variety of organizations.
Brian holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Gonzaga University.