DHS names former head of its digital service as new CIO

“Eric Hysen, the former executive director of the Department of Homeland Security’s digital service, returns to be the agency’s new chief information officer.

“Hysen worked on the Biden transition team and started at DHS on Feb. 1, according to multiple sources.” 

“He will replace Karen Evans, who was the DHS CIO since May and left on Jan. 20 at the end of the Trump administration.” 

A DHS spokesperson confirmed that Hysen returned as a senior advisor within the Office of the Chief Information Officer. The White House is expected to appoint him as CIO in the coming weeks…” 

Hysen served as executive director of the DHS digital service from 2015 to 2017, and before that he was a founding member of the White House’s U.S. Digital Service in 2014.” Read the full article here. 

Source: DHS names former head of its digital service as its new CIO – By Jason Miller, February 2, 2021. Federal News Network. 

G2X TAKE: This founding member of the US Digital Service, who later served as Executive Director of the DHS Digital Service and most recently had a Technology Strategy & Delivery role on the Biden-Harris Transition Team, has returned to the Department of Homeland Security where he will become Chief Information Officer pending official appointment. 


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