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Profile: Al Tarasiuk, ODNI CIO

Al Tarasiuk serves as chief information officer at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, where he leads technology and policy strategy and executes information technology programs. President Barack Obama appointed Tarasiuk to this position Feb. 17, 2011. From 2005 to 2010, Tarasiuk served as CIO at the CIA, …

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Profile: DCMA Deputy Director Jim Russell

Jim Russell serves as deputy director of the Defense Contract Management Agency, where he acts as the principal adviser to Director Charlie Williams on the agency’s mission and management issues. That responsibility encompasses more than 10,800 civilians and military personnel performing contract management work at more than 740 locations, covering …

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Profile: Retired Army Gen. Jack Keane

Retired Army Gen. Jack Keane serves as president at executive search consulting firm GSI LLC and as chairman for both the Institute for the Study of War and chairman of the Knollwood Foundation. He also is a director at MetLife and General Dynamics, a member of the George C. Marshall …

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Profile: Paula Friedman, Acting PEO for TRICARE Joint Medical Info Systems

Paula Friedman serves as acting program executive officer for joint medical information systems at the TRICARE Management Activity, where she provides acquisition oversight and guidance to staff responsible for automated clinical capabilities for the Military Health System. Before joining TMA, the 20-year information technology veteran served as program manager for …

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Profile: AF Maj. Gen. Wendy Masiello, Deputy Asst Contracting Secretary

Air Force Maj. Gen. Wendy Masiello serves as the branch’s deputy assistant secretary for contracting, where she is responsible for the branch’s acquisition of weapon systems, logistics, operational and contingency support. Prior to this position, the 32-year veteran served as program executive officer for combat and mission support. Between July …

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Profile: Robert Carey, Pentagon Principal Deputy CIO

Robert Carey serves as principal deputy chief information officer at the Defense Department, where he helps lead consolidation and standardization efforts for the defense information technology enterprise, cybersecurity posture and enterprise architecture. Carey, who has held this post since October 2010, also aligns and manages the office of the CIO …

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Profile: Gen. Keith Alexander, NSA and Cybercom Lead

Army Gen. Keith Alexander serves as director of the National Security Agency and commander of U.S. Cyber Command, having led NSA since August 2005 and Cybercom since May 2010. At NSA, the 38-year Army veteran leads that agency’s national foreign intelligence, combat support and U.S. national security information system activities. …

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Profile: DHS CIO Richard Spires

Richard Spires serves as chief information officer at the Department of Homeland Security, where he oversees the department’s $6.8 billion information technology investment portfolio. Spires, appointed CIO in September 2009, also leads and facilitates portfolio management, development, implementation and maintenance of the department’s IT architecture. He spoke to a AFCEA …

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Profile: Patricia Shiu, Federal Contract Compliance Programs Director

Patricia Shiu serves as director of the Labor Department‘s office of federal contract compliance programs, where she leads an 800-employee staff in enforcing equal employment opportunity regulations for the federal contracting sector. She also serves on the National Equal Pay Enforcement Task Force, responsible for enforcing the 1983 Equal Pay …

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