The Chief Information Officer (CIO) leads CDC’s distributed IT program and directs the Office of the Chief Information Officer, which includes Management Information Systems Office (MISO), Enterprise IT Portfolio Office (EITPO), Information Technology Services Office (ITSO), and Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCISO).
The Director of Management Information Systems Office is the primary agency official charged with oversight of the agency’s enterprise wide administrative and business information systems and the data associated with business operations. The Director works closely with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and leverage information systems and associated data for efficient, effective, and transparent government.
The Director of Enterprise IT Portfolio Office is responsible for the CDC IT portfolio of investments including their selection, ongoing performance and decomposition of their associated projects. As a component of this responsibility, the Director of EITPO manages the CDC IT Strategy and Policy ensuring the development, promulgation, implementation, and integration of enterprise-wide IT policies, fully defined and implemented enterprise architecture and a skilled IT Program/Project management workforce.
The Director of Information Technology Services Office oversees and manages CDC’s world-wide IT infrastructure solutions and operations including computers, mobile devices, networks, telecommunications, data centers, supporting services, and customer support.
The Chief Information Security Officer is responsible for CDC’s information security program to protect CDC IT and information assets. The Chief advises the CIO and program officials in striking the delicate balance between the public health information needs and the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information and systems.