Cooper named CIO

President Bush has named Steve Cooper to be the chief information officer at the new Homeland Security Department, the White House announced Jan. 7. Cooper has been the CIO at the Office of Homeland Security since March 2002.

An information technology expert from the private sector, Cooper has served as the CIO on corporate staffs and held senior-level technical and management positions with Computer Sciences Corp., CACI International Inc. and others.

Since joining the Bush administration, Cooper has worked hard to forge partnerships across government and with the private sector. And he has been working to integrate systems and cultures governmentwide.

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