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50 Most Influential Government CIOs

Check out InformationWeek's Government CIO 50, our power list of top government CIOs--ranging from the NSA's technology chief to innovators at the state and city government level. They've got vision, clout, and sometimes, billion-dollar IT budgets. But most of all, these CIOs are known for delivering tangible, measurable results. Here's an inside look at the government technology leaders and their approaches to unique IT leadership challenges.
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After serving as CIO of the CIA for the past five years, Al Tarasiuk is in line to become the next CIO of the 17-member U.S. Intelligence Community. On February 16, President Obama announced his intention to appoint Tarasiuk to the job, which sits within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. In addition to overseeing tech purchases for the IC, Tarasiuk will be responsible for establishing IT standards and developing an architecture for information sharing across the agencies and organizations that comprise the coalition.

At the CIA, Tarasiuk managed several IT transformation initiatives, and recent projects included using private clouds for large-scale data analytics and other applications. The agency is also involved in an IC cloud pilot called I2. Tarasiuk was director of the CIA's Information Services Center, where he oversaw development and operations of the agency's global IT infrastructure.

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