Charles Armstrong Retires as CBP CIO, Led Cloud Transition Effort

cloudCharles Armstrong has departed the role of chief information officer for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency, Fedscoop reported Friday.

Greg Otto writes Armstrong aided the CBP in its effort to transition its applications to the cloud during his seven-year CIO tenure.

Armstrong was previously the assistant commissioner within CBP’s Office of Information and Technology.

Prior to CBP, he served as deputy CIO at the Department of Homeland Security and as a software developer for the U.S. Navy, according to the report.

Phil Landfried will succeed Armstrong as acting CIO, Fedscoop reports.

Armstrong’s retirement follows the departure of Hari Bezwada from government service as CIO of the Army program executive office for information enterprise systems, Federal News Radio reported Monday.

Bezwada previously served as information technology director for the Defense Department’s Pentagon Renovation project, where he was responsible for the modernization of several IT disciplines, Jason Miller reports.

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