David Bray, chief information officer of the Federal Communications Commission, will join the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency next month as the organization’s first chief ventures officer in July, MeriTalk reported Monday.
He will be responsible for helping drive NGA’s internal and commercial innovation efforts in his new position, according to the report.
He led FCC’s information technology modernization efforts during his tenure as the commission’s CIO and manaed the development of its universal licensing system.
The more than 20-year IT veteran serves as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, an Eisenhower fellow to Taiwan and Australia and a visiting executive at Harvard University.
Bray previously held various roles within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Energy Department, Institute for Defense Analyses, Microsoft, Intellinet and Yahoo.