The US Army has selected Dr. Raj G. Iyer, formerly the MD in the government and public services practice at Deloitte Consulting, as its first civilian chief information officer.

As the CIO, Dr. Iyer will serve as the principal advisor to and direct all matters representing the Secretary of the Army relating to IM/IT. He will also oversee the execution of policies and programs for IM/IT including managing an integrated IT architecture, enterprise data management, cybersecurity, and cloud management.

In his new role, Dr. Iyer will oversee the capital planning and execution of $18 billion portfolio for implementation of an enterprise IM/IT programs that deliver a collaborative environment of communication, information and technological superiority for the Army and its joint and allied nation partners.

Prior to his role at Deloitte, Dr. Iyer served as the Senior Technology Advisor for the US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland.

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