About DoD CIO

Chief Information Officer

             Dr. Kelly Fletcher is a career member of the Senior Executive Service and is currently performing the duties of the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO). In this capacity, Dr. Fletcher serves as the primary advisor 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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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