“For the first time in recent memory, the Transportation Department and the Federal Aviation Administration will have chief information officers that are on the same page.”
“The reason for this is not because former FAA CIOs — there hasn’t been a permanent one in three years — were unwilling or unable to work with the larger DoT. The optimism comes from the fact that the FAA named Kristen Baldwin, the DoT deputy CIO, as its new CIO.”
“Sources told Federal News Network that Baldwin will start at the FAA on Feb. 17. She replaced Sean Torpey, who had been acting CIO since December 2016. Torpey became the FAA’s executive director of its National Engagement and Regional Administration in October. Melanie Boteler, the FAA chief information security officer, has been acting since Torpey moved to a new role.” Read the full article here.
Source: Baldwin moves from Transportation HQ to FAA for CIO role – By Jason Miller, February 10, 2020. Federal News Network.