About DoD CIO

Chief Information Officer

             Mr. Dana Deasy, is the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO).
He is the primary advisor to the Secretary of Defense for matters of information management, information technology, and information assurance, as well as non-intelligence space systems, critical satellite communications, navigation and timing programs, spectrum, and telecommunications.

 

» Biography

             Ms. Essye B. Miller, a career member of the Senior Executive Service currently serves as the Principal Deputy, Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (PD CIO). In this role, she is assist the primary advisory to the Secretary of Defense for Information Management / Information Technology (IT) and Information Assurance, as well as non-intelligence space systems; critical satellite communications, navigation, and timing programs; spectrum; and telecommunications.

 

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Mission

The Department of Defense Chief Information Officer is the Principal Staff Assistant and senior Information Technology advisor to the Secretary of Defense.  This role includes overseeing many national security and defense business systems, managing information resources, and finding efficiencies. It is responsible for all matters relating to the Department’s information enterprise, including:
  • Communications
  • Spectrum management
  • Network policy and standards
  • Information systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • Positioning, navigation, and timing policy
  • DoD information enterprise that supports DoD command and control
DoD CIO Charter