Profile: Jeff Johnson, FBI CTO and IT Engineering Division Assistant Director

johnson_jeff_smallJeff Johnson serves as chief technology officer and assistant director of the information technology engineering division at the FBI.

In this role, he is responsible for development of IT tools to support case management, data management and mobility functions.

He joined the FBI in August 2009 and has since worked on projects such as Sentinel, the Asset Management System, Next Generation Workstation and Basejumper.

The bureau gave him the FBI Director’s Award for Outstanding Information Management in 2012 for his work on Sentinel, which he also gained recognition for with the the 2013 Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Information Technology and the 2013 Computer World Honors Laureate Award.

He served as director of sales at Aditi Technologies’ financial services business prior to the FBI.

From 2004 to 2008, Johnson served in technology roles as windows server engineering and support manager and unified communications manager with Lehman Brothers.

He also spent five years in the U.S. Navy, where he attained the rank of lieutenant and was responsible for the training, development and execution of information systems security policies for much of the operational Navy.

Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree with merit in marine engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and is a 2014 ComputerWorld Premier 100 IT Leaders award recipient.

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