“The Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer—the government lead for all IT policy— intends to tap a well-known tech official for the next deputy federal CIO.”
“Multiple sources confirmed to Nextgov Thursday that Maria Roat, who currently serves as the CIO for the Small Business Administration, will be appointed to take over for Margie Graves. Graves concluded her nearly four-year tenure with the Office of Management and Budget on Dec. 31.”
“As of publication, it was unclear when Roat will officially take over the position.”
“Roat has served as SBA CIO since October 2016, joining the agency after stints at the Homeland Security Department, the General Services Administration and…” Read the full article here.
Source: White House Plans to Tap SBA Official as Next Deputy Federal CIO – By Aaron Boyd, January 9, 2020. Nextgov.