Steven Cooper has made a return to the public sector. He has returned as the CIO of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Air Traffic Organization. He has made this move from Strativest, a consulting firm. He was the former CIO of the Homeland Security Department. In fact, he was the first CIO for the department. He was in this position from 2003 to 2005. Prior to working as the CIO of DHS, Cooper has served as special assistant to the president, as well as senior director for information integration in the White House office of Homeland Security.
The Department of Homeland Security will host a series of integration demonstration events to collect information for the development of the agency's Next Generation First Responder program.