DOT CIO Nitin Pradhan Stepping Down

Transportation Department Chief Information Officer Nitin Pradhan is stepping down from his position to return to the private sector, effective Aug. 31, the department announced Thursday. Deputy CIO Tim Schmidt will succeed

Nitin Pradhan

Pradhan is the CIO of the U.S. Department of Transportation. He entered this role this past July 2009. Additionally, Pradhan serves as the chief advisor, focusing on IT issues, to Secretary Ray