Lt. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sorenson is the Department of the Army staff’s chief information officer/G-6. Before his current position, Sorenson was the deputy for acquisition and systems management to the assistant secretary of the Army.
After graduating from the United States Military Academy, Sorenson was commissioned as a second lieutenant in field artillery, serving in tactical units at III Corps Artillery and in Germany. Following his transfer into the Military Intelligence Corps, he served as the division artillery intelligence officer and completed several assignments at the division staff and operational level.
Sorenson has more than 20 years of acquisition experience as a certified U.S. Army material acquisition manager. Some of his acquisition assignments have included director of program control; course director for the Executive Program Managers Course; director of science and technology integration; product manager for ground-based common sensor-light programs; and project manager for night vision/reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition.
Sorenson received his bachelor of science degree from the United States Military Academy and earned an MBA from Northwestern University. He is also a graduate of the program manager and executive program managers courses at the Defense System Management College; the Armed Forces Staff College; and the Army War College.