ROBERT MUELLER ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF INFORMATION
D.C. – FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III,
announced the appointment of Zalmai Azmi to the position
of Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Azmi has been serving as CIO in an acting capacity
for the past six months. As CIO, Mr. Azmi is responsible
for the FBI's overall information technology efforts,
including developing our IT strategic plan and operating
budget; developing and maintaining the FBI's technology
assets; and providing technical direction for the
re?engineering of FBI business processes.
Mueller said, “Zal will provide the centralized
management and vision that are critical to the success
of our current and future information technology upgrades.
He will ensure that the FBI’s IT is on the cutting-edge
and that we have the business processes in place to
take full advantage of the tools available.”
to his appointment as Acting CIO in late 2003, Mr.
Azmi worked at the Department of Justice as the CIO
for the Executive Office for United States Attorneys,
where he devised and implemented a multi-year strategic
technology plan for United States Attorneys’
Offices. He also worked as a computer scientist at
the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Prior
to entering federal government service, Mr. Azmi served
with the United States Marine Corps in communications
and military intelligence.