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William Marion II Appointed Air Force Acting CIO

William Marion II

William Marion II, deputy chief information dominance officer and deputy chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force, has assumed his new role as the service branch’s acting CIO, C4ISRNET reported Wednesday.

Marion will take over the responsibilities of Lt. Gen. Bradford Shwedo, who has been selected to serve as the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s new CIO and director of command, control, communications and computers/cyber.

Marion’s scope of duties as acting CIO includes managing several Air Force programs relevant to data center consolidation, cloud computing, mobility and unified capabilities, among other things.

As Air Force deputy CIO, he oversaw the service’s information technology investment strategy, networks and programs related to the Air Force.

Marion has 23 years worth of experience in leading several communications, systems architecture and IT programs within the service.

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