Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs
Dat P. Tran
Acting Assistant Secretary for Enterprise Integration
Mr. Dat Tran has served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS), Office of Enterprise Integration (OEI), since 2015. In this role, he advises VA senior leadersregarding strategic planning; performance management; risk management; enterprise integration; policy research; data analytics; transformation, and innovations.
Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Tran served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Data Governance and Analysis. In this role, he oversaw the National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics and the Office of the Actuary. Mr. Tran had over a decade of experience leading data analytics and statistical activities in VA. He was a change agent in leading the implementation of data governance across the Department to ensure VA’s data is accurate, reliable, and accessible.
From 1995 to 2001, Mr. Tran served as a staff member of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs’ Committee. He was responsible for oversight activities of VA’s Information and Technology programs and coordination of committee hearings and legislative activities for the committee.
Prior to his government service, Mr. Tran served as the Manufacturing Operations Manager for Square D Electrical Company in Milwaukee, WI. He was responsible for managing the manufacturing, business planning, procurement, and customer service operations. Mr. Tran has also served as a Senior Project Manager and Industrial Systems Engineer at several Square D manufacturing facilities.
Mr. Tran graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Industrial Systems Engineering. He is also a certified Project Management Professional.