IBM adds Former DoD CIO Terry Halvorsen to drive Federal modernization efforts

“Terry Halvorsen, former chief information officer at the Defense Department, has found a new home at IBM as general manager and client development leader for Big Blue’s Federal & Public Sector Market organization.”

“He’ll work closely with Jay Bellissimo, general manager of U.S. federal and public sector, to help clients with their digital transformation and modernization efforts.”

“During his government career, Halvorsen also was the CIO for the Navy. Halvorsen was most recently CIO and executive vice president for IT and mobile for Samsung Electronics.”

“’Terry brings the experience of having held senior and influential roles in large federal agencies, such as the CIO of the Department of Defense and the Navy where he provided strategy, leadership, and guidance to create a unified information management and technology vision,’ Bellissimo said in a release.”

“’In his new role with IBM, Terry will be critical in furthering the digital transformation and modernization efforts across the Federal and Public Sector Market,’ Bellissimo added…” Read the full article here.

Source: Former DOD CIO Terry Halvorsen joins IBM – By Nick Wakeman, October 12, 2020. Washington Technology.

IBM was recently named to the updated list of NXT UP firms poised to make big waves in the Federal sector in 2020 and for years to come.


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