Director Brian C. Moyer Dr. Moyer oversees BEA’s production of official economic statistics, which provide a comprehensive, up-to-date picture of the U.S. economy that aids in decision making by businesses, policymakers and households. Chief Economist Dennis J. Fixler Dr. Fixler is primarily responsible for statistical quality including source data, methods, interagency data sharing, dissemination policies, and leading selected research efforts. Associate Director for International Economics Paul Farello Mr. Farello is responsible for estimating U.S. economic activity with the rest of the world including trade, transactions, foreign direct investment, and activities of multinational enterprises. Associate Director for Regional Economics Joel D. Platt Mr. Platt oversees the calculation of regional economic statistics for states, counties, and metropolitan areas, as well as regional economic multipliers. Associate Director for National Economic Accounts Erich H. Strassner Mr. Strassner oversees the calculation of official economic statistics that track the performance of the U.S. economy. Associate Director for Industry Accounts Thomas Howells Mr. Howells is responsible for the estimation and analysis of industry input-output accounts and gross domestic product by industry statistics. Chief Innovation Officer Jeff Chen Mr. Chen is responsible for integrating innovations in data science and machine learning to advance the Bureau’s mission. Chief Information Officer Brian Callahan Mr. Callahan provides leadership and direction for the Bureau’s information technology program. Chief Administrative Officer Kathleen James Dr. James oversees the communication and administrative functions of the Bureau.