Dr. Glen H. Johnson, a member of the Senior Executive Service, was appointed Deputy Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer for the U.S. Department of State in August 2012.  He is responsible for overseeing worldwide information technology operations including global networks, e-mail, desktop support, mobile technologies, software development, equipment modernization, data center operations, telephones, and radios.

Previously, Dr. Johnson was Director of IRM’s Messaging Systems Office and served in a number of management positions in Washington, including the State Messaging and Archive Retrieval Toolset (SMART), the Defense Trade Export Licensing system, and the U.S. Arms Control Data Repository.  He has received numerous awards for effective leadership and management of complex technical projects, including two Presidential Rank Awards and four superior honor awards.

Dr. Johnson earned his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in international security studies and computer science, and holds master’s degrees in Latin American studies and quantitative research methods and an undergraduate degree in political science from Brigham Young University.

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