Brian D. Griffith is the Section Chief of the Information Technology Management Section (ITMS) in the FBI’s Science and Technology (S&T) Branch, Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division in Clarksburg, West Virginia.
In his current position, Griffith manages the systems and IT infrastructure that enable the FBI’s support to state, local, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies. These critical components include Next Generation Identification (NGI), the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), the Law Enforcement National Data Exchange (N-DEx), Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR), and the Law Enforcement Enterprise Portal (LEEP).
Griffith began his career in 1988 as a software engineer with the AT&T Network Services Division in Cincinnati, Ohio. After his promotion to Systems Manager, Griffith managed a variety of access ordering and provisioning systems including the Mechanized Design Layout Records System (MDLRS), Trunks Integrated Record Keeping System (TIRKS), and the Network Core Data enterprise initiative. Griffith exited AT&T in 1998 to assist with the startup of IntraGlobe, Inc., a San Ramon, California, based software services and consulting firm supporting factory floor automation systems for the North American automotive industry. In 2001, Griffith joined the Institute for Scientific Research (ISR) in Fairmont, West Virginia, where he served as the Vice President of Programs and Business Development, leading advanced aerospace research and development programs for industry, NASA, and the Department of Defense.
Since entering on duty with the FBI in July of 2010, Griffith has led a number of FBI initiatives, including UCR Redevelopment and the End to End Video Initiative, which embodies the FBI’s modernization of its video infrastructure for digital evidence and video surveillance capabilities. He has previously served as the Assistant Section Chief of the ITMS and a Senior Level technical advisor.
Mr. Griffith holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems from the DeVry Institute of Technology in Columbus, Ohio. He is a certified Project Management Professional and holds a Federal Acquisition Certificate in Program/Project Management (FAC-P/PM).