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White House CIO resigns

Brook Colangelo

Brook Colangelo, seen here testifying before the House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform, has resigned his White House position. (Photo: Rep. Darrell Issa/Flickr)

The White House Office of Administration in the Executive Office of the President is losing its CIO this week.

Brook Colangelo submitted his resignation this week, according to a Dec. 5 report by FedScoop.

Colangelo joined the office in 2009, after having served CIO of the Democratic National Convention Committee. He led a green-technology effort to cut the committee’s carbon footprint, and served as the IT project manager for the American Red Cross’ Hurricane Recovery Program.

Before that role, Colangelo was director of technology for QRS Newmedia Inc, a Washington, D.C.-based communications and consulting company.

Fed 100 nominations open

Brook Colangelo won the 2011 Fed 100 for his work protecting White House technology from heavy snows. To nominate a deserving leader for the 2013 awards, click here.

Colangelo was recognized in 2011 for a Federal 100 award for his work in ensuring the White House technology infrastructure was resilient enough and allowed 60 percent of White House employees do to mission-critical work during the February 2010 blizzards.

There’s no word yet on who will replace Colangelo. Attempts to contact him and his office were unsuccessful.

Posted by Camille Tuutti on Dec 06, 2012 at 12:10 PM


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