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Dr. Brian S. Teeple

Deputy CIO for C4 & IIC

Dr. Brian S. Teeple, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) for Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) and Information Infrastructure Capabilities (IIC) for the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO). He provides technical expertise and broad guidance on policy, programmatic and technical issues relating to C4IIC to integrate and synchronize Defense-wide communications and infrastructure programs. He also advises on efforts to achieve and maintain information dominance for the Department of Defense (DoD). He manages efforts defining DoD policies and strategies for design, architecture, interoperability standards, capability development and sustainment of critical C2 and communications for nuclear and non-nuclear strategic strike, integrated missile defense, and Defense and National Leadership Command Capabilities.

Prior to his current assignment, Dr. Teeple was the Director of the Advanced Technology Office in the Advanced Systems and Technology Directorate, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). He served as the focal point for all technology development activities across the NRO Tech Enterprise. He represented the space science and technology interests of both the NRO and Intelligence Community in various interagency and international forums. During his time at the NRO, Dr. Teeple also served as the Director of the Systems Analysis Staff and was responsible for strategic planning, leading analysis and evaluation of the R&D portfolio across the NRO Technical Enterprise and performing Technology Readiness Assessments of major NRO programs..

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Dr. Teeple was a Program Analyst in the Communications Directorate, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Networks and Information Integration (NII). As the chairman of the Alternatives Integrated Product Team for the MILSATCOM Investment Strategy Study, he led the team responsible for defining and evaluating alternatives for the combined wideband and protected satellite architectures based on cost, schedule, capabilities, and acquisition considerations which were then briefed to the JROC, DEPSECDEF and the Deputies Working Group. His other duties at NII included serving as the chairman for an interagency Protection and Information Assurance working group chartered with evaluating threats and vulnerabilities to the National Space Architecture and as the NII representative to the ISR Task Force commissioned by the Secretary of Defense.

Prior to his government service, Dr. Teeple worked for ten years at the Raytheon Company. He began his career with Raytheon National Systems in Aurora, Colorado where he worked as the Chief Engineer on the P81 program and as an IPT lead for the Future Imaging Architecture, designing and developing mission management and command and control systems. He then moved to the Washington D.C. area, where he applied his knowledge of electro-optical and radar systems to the Missile Defense National Team. Dr. Teeple then served as the Chief Engineer and Program Manager of the Phantom program in Raytheon's Special Collection Programs area prior to transitioning from industry to government service.

Dr. Teeple graduated with a PhD in Aerospace Systems from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.