John Martin Hope – Assistant Director, Information Technology Management Division
Mr. John Martin Hope is the assistant director for the Information Technology Management Division, formerly the Office of Information Technology Program Management (OIPM). Mr. Hope, a certified project management professional, is responsible for establishing and enforcing IT project management best practices in the Information and Technology Branch.
Mr. Hope joined the FBI in 2004, serving as the deputy program management executive (DPME) within the OIPM until his appointment as PME in 2007. As DPME, he oversaw day-to-day operations for OIPM section/units and major projects and implemented many IT project management processes and oversight mechanisms for the FBI, including performance metrics, risk registers, and project schedules.
Mr. Hope oversaw the FBI’s conversion to the National Finance Center, a highly successful endeavor with the Department of Justice, in collaboration with the Office of Personnel Management and the Office of Management and Budget. He has also served on several FBI review and advisory boards, including the Enterprise Architecture Board, the Technical Review Board, the IT Advisory Board, and the IT Policy Review Board.
Mr. Hope’s long and distinguished career in IT project management spans the private and public sectors, as well as the U.S. military. He served as chief of infrastructure and chief resource officer for the Peace Corps, where he managed the IT portion of the agency headquarters move and the worldwide migration of computers and networks to a seat management paradigm. In the private sector, Mr. Hope has managed numerous teams and projects, including several efforts under the Justice Consolidated Office Network program. He also led many projects and programs related to signals intelligence; system design and development; command, control, communications, and intelligence; and electronic warfare.
Mr. Hope received a Bachelor of Science degree in technology and management (information systems) from the University of Maryland, College Park.