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Brian Burns
Principal Director for Information Enterprise
U.S. Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO)


Brian P. Burns, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Principal Director for Information Enterprise, Office of the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. He is responsible for leading cyber information management and technology strategy, policy, architecture, interoperability, workforce, international activities, and governance. He also serves as the Office of the Secretary of Defense level IT/Cyber Workforce Functional Community Manager.

Mr. Burns entered federal civil service in 1997 as member of the Senior Executive Service with more than 13 years of commercial information management, technology and product development experience. He served in several information management, technology and cyberspace executive positions within the Department of the Air Force; Department of the Navy; Department of Education; Department of the Interior; Department of Health and Human Services; and the Department of Treasury Internal Revenue Service.

Mr. Burns has provided agency executive and technical leadership, direction, advice and oversight for identification of short- and long- term IT agency goals; IT strategic planning and policy development and execution; IT workforce planning; IT capital planning and investment control business investment; information assurance security and privacy; enterprise architecture; program management; system life cycle and project management; web/application development; and enterprise infrastructure operations, protection, optimization and construction. Mr. Burns has been an active member and leader in the Federal CIO community in areas of information assurance security, Web 2.0, cloud computing security, Internet Protocol version 6, infrastructure optimization and strategic planning. While at the U.S. Department of the Air Force, Mr. Burns also served as co-chair of the Air Force 17D Military and Communications and Information Civilian Career Development Team.

Speaking Schedule
Wednesday, September 18, 9:15-10:15am - Keynote Project: National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (panel)































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