FBI picks new technology chief

As CTO, former naval officer Jeffrey Johnson will oversee bureau's Office of Information Technology Systems Development

The FBI has named Jeffrey Johnson as the bureau’s chief technology officer (CTO) and assistant director for its Office of Information Technology Systems Development. As CTO, Johnson's duties will include engineering information technology solutions and developing standards to support continuous innovation for the bureau

Prior to joining the bureau in August, Johnson served as financial services director of sales for Aditi Technologies, where he oversaw relationships and business strategies with the company’s North American customers from 2008 to 2009. He also served in several technology roles with Lehman Brothers from 2004 to 2008, including Windows server engineer, Windows server support manager, and unified communications manager.

Johnson is a 1998 U.S. Naval Academy graduate with a bachelor's degree marine engineering. During his naval career, Johnson was responsible for training, developing, and executing information systems security policies for 178 commands, and led a group of 27 technical personnel to provide infrastructure services, including e-mail, server, web, database, and phone services.

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Ben Bain is a reporter for Federal Computer Week.

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