Douglas McGovern, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agencyâs research and development arm, has been appointed to lead the agencyâs newly merged chief information officer and its information technology services functions.
The NGA moved to consolidate the CIO and IT services roles to enhance the agencyâs service delivery model and provide the intelligence community with an integrated IT architecture, the NGA said Monday.
âThis merger will enable additional agility to accelerate IT delivery of capabilities while fully leveraging IC ITE (IT enterprise) and incorporating new data sources,â said NGA Director Robert Cardillo.
David Bottom, director of IT services, will oversee NGAâs leader development program following the merger effective Feb. 15.
David White, chief information officer, will move into the new role as NGAâs fellow to the Intelligence and National Security Foundation, a recentÂ spinoff of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance.