Trump Nominates Intelligence Community CIO

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President Donald Trump nominated John Sherman, to be chief information officer of the Intelligence Community under the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, on Aug. 18.

Sherman is the deputy director of CIA’s Open Source Enterprise, where he has worked to incorporate open source intelligence and capabilities into the IC IT enterprise.

Sherman began his intelligence career over 20 years ago as satellite imagery analyst and manager, and served as a duty officer in the White House Situation Room. Sherman has previously served in senior executive positions at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), and served as the principal deputy national intelligence officer for Military Issues on the National Intelligence Council. Sherman has received the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award, the CIA Intelligence Medal of Merit, and the NGA Meritorious Civilian Service Medal. Sherman also served as a U.S. Army Air Defense officer before he entered the intelligence community.

Mr. Sherman holds a B.A. in History from Texas A&M University and an M.P.A. from the University of Houston.

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