Meyerrose to head cybersecurity at Harris
- By Alice Lipowicz
- Jan 12, 2009
Former federal chief information officer Dale Meyerrose is joining
Harris Corp. to lead development of the federal contractor’s newly
created cybersecurity and information assurance business unit, the
company announced today. His position will be vice president and
general manager for cyber and information assurance.
is a retired Air Force major general who recently served as CIO for the
Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
will be responsible for strategy, business development, and program
execution for the new unit. He also will oversee the new Harris Center
for Information Assurance at the Florida Institute of Technology in
“General Meyerrose has the experience and the
strategic vision to pull together the broad and deep cybersecurity and
IA capabilities within Harris, combined with new R&D capabilities
at the Florida Tech center, and apply those resources to better serving
current customers and significantly expanding addressable markets in
this high-growth, mission-critical area,” Howard Lance, Harris’
chairman, said in a news release.
Meyerrose formerly served as
CIO of several Air Force and joint command units, including the North
American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.S. Northern Command. He
graduated from the Air Force Academy with a bachelor's degree in
economics and earned an M.B.A. degree from the University of Utah.
Harris Corp., headquartered in Melbourne, has about 16,000 employees and annual revenues of $5.4 billion.
Alice Lipowicz is a staff writer covering government 2.0, homeland security and other IT policies for Federal Computer Week.