Randall Conway

Deputy Chief Information Officer for Information Enterprise (DCIO IE)

Department of Defense

Mr. Randall G. Conway is a member of the Senior Executive Service (SES) and is currently serving as the Principal Director to the Deputy CIO for Information Enterprise. Mr. Conway has extensive experience in planning, training, operating, engineering and managing communications systems, services, and applications within the Office of the Secretary of Defense, The Joint Staff, United States Army, Joint Operational Commands and Organizations, and the MITRE Corporation. As the Principal Director to the Deputy CIO for Information Enterprise, Mr. Conway provides technical expertise, policy guidance, and leadership to drive OSD processes and actions to realize an integrated Department-wide implementation of the Joint Information Environment (JIE) and its primary sub-component called the Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) capability. Additionally, he advances other DCIO and CIO priorities in the areas of cloud computing, mission partner environment, and enterprise services for the larger DoD Information Enterprise. He supervises the development of implementation plans, budgets, their execution, measurements, resourcing strategies, and ensures DoD-wide information technology standards are prescribed and enforced and recommends the elimination of duplicative IT systems within the DoD information environment.

Recently, Mr. Conway served as the Director for Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4) Information Infrastructure, for the Deputy Chief Information Officer C4 and Information Infrastructure Capabilities. He was responsible for performing Principal Staff Assistant (PSA) duties in the areas of aerial, space, and terrestrial communications capabilities; command and control systems and mission applications; Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) services and gateways; network management and operations; position, navigation, and timing (PNT); commercial mobile devices and wireless; and personnel recovery systems. This included policy development, technical analysis, assessments, strategic direction, standards development, and architectural representations within each area.

Mr. Conway served 26 years in the Army Signal Corps in a multitude of leadership, command, and staff positions within DoD. Upon retirement, Mr. Conway joined the MITRE Corporation and served two years supporting the Defense Information Systems Agency and the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration. He joined the Federal Government in 2008.