For Immediate Release
February 25 , 2005
FBI National Press Office
ROBERT MUELLER ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
WASHINGTON, D.C. - FBI
Director Robert S. Mueller, III, announced the appointment of Jerome "Jack" Israel
to the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Mr.Israel came to the
FBI from the National Security Agency (NSA) to serve as CTO. He is responsible
for developing new and emerging capabilities, using the latest information
technologies to enhance all FBI Information Technology lines of business.
As CTO he will specifically address the pivotal role technology plays in
both solving and preventing hostile and/or criminal acts.
Director Mueller said, "Jack
brings tremendous experience and skills to a position that will crucially
define the future of law enforcement in a digital age."
Mr. Israel served 25
years at NSA, most recently as Technical Director of Analysis and Production.
He also specialized in Internet security and served as an intelligence analyst.
He is a graduate of Indiana University and earned a Master of Science in
Strategic Intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College.
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