“Keith Jones has been appointed as the Department of State’s Chief Information Officer.
Jones has previously spent over 36 years in the federal government, having retired from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in October 2018, where he served as acting Chief Information Officer and Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer.
After leaving USCIS, Jones became President and CEO of the Edgewater Group DC and served as a principal consultant to Deep Water Point. Jones has also been a valued strategic advisor for the Government Technology & Services Coalition, where he has been driven by a mission to assist small, minority-owned businesses by offering strategic acquisition capabilities across the various components of the federal government.
At USCIS, he worked to implement the IT strategic vision of the agency in providing innovative and secure services to enable the department’s mission. He was responsible for the oversight and management of agency-wide CIO Initiatives with the annual execution of an $800 million budget in total for service delivery to over 20,000 internal customers…” Read the full article here.
Source: Keith Jones Named New State Department CIO – By Kalyna White and Kylie Bielby, January 21, 2021. Homeland Security Today.