Michael Brown serves as the chief information officer of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
He previously worked as executive director of the information technology services office at the Department of Homeland Security where he formed and led an $800 million per year organization that worked to deliver IT services across DHS.
Brown also directed the enterprise infrastructure projects office at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and oversaw CBP’s modernization efforts in tactical communications and IT infrastructure including e-mail and border patrol networks.
Prior to that, he headed more than 600 government and contractor employees as CBP’s systems operations branch director and also managed computer center, call center and network operations as well as nationwide field support.
The 30-year IT vet joined the U.S. Customs Service in 2000 where he developed and maintained software for the import/export and enforcement systems and led a team that specialized in electronic data interchange.
Brown held a 21-year career at the U.S. Navy where he supported the IT program executive office, the Naval Reserve Force, the Marine Corps Tactical Systems Command, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and the Naval Sea Systems Command.