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Helen Cademartori Named CS Deputy for Operations

April 16, 2018

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Helen Cademartori

Helen Cademartori, Biosciences Area Deputy for Operations, is joining the Computing Sciences Area as Deputy for Operations and Operations Deputy for the Computational Research Division (CRD). In her new role, effective mid-May, Cademartori will manage the CS Directorate's Business, Administration, Safety, Property and Information Technology staff.

Jonathan Carter, currently CS Deputy and Division Deputy for CRD, will continue in those roles with the new title of CS Deputy of Science. His responsibilities include coordinating the CS Area LDRD program, the CS Area Quantum Computing Initiative and the Machine Learning for Science LDRD initiative. He is also Deputy Director of Software Technology for the Department of Energy's Exascale Computing Project. Carter, who has a Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry, joined Berkeley Lab in 1996 and was named CS Deputy in 2010.

Cademartori came to the Lab 11 years ago, first working in IT for six years before joining the Life Sciences Division. While in Life Sciences, she earned her executive MBA at Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, where she was a Dean’s Fellow. 

As the Biosciences Area Operations Deputy, Cademartori has been responsible for managing all aspects of operations and finance. In addition to overseeing of these activities for the Area, she has served as the Deputy for Operations of the Biosciences Operations at Berkeley Center and the MBIB and EGSB Divisions, and was instrumental in handling the operations aspects of the Biosciences reorganization three years ago.

"With her strong background in operations and management, Helen will be a great addition to the CS team," said Kathy Yelick, Associate Laboratory Director for CS. "She has handled multi-million dollar projects and transitions in varied environments, both private and public sector, and possesses in-depth expertise managing complex financial, human resource, workforce planning, facilities and administrative issues."

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