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Chief Information Officer

James D. Seligman, MS

Mr. Seligman serves as CDC’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) since 1999 leading CDC’s half billion dollar annual IT program. Mr. Seligman is directly responsible for the agency’s information technology services, management information systems, management analysis and services, and FOIA administration. As the agency’s CIO, Mr. Seligman provides leadership for the agency’s overall information technology (IT) program including Enterprise Architecture, IT capital investment management, policy and standards development, information security, IT workforce development, and other enterprise activities.

Between 1994 and 1999, Mr. Seligman was the Director of the Information Resources Management Office (IRMO). Prior to that, he was the Deputy Director serving as the principal management official of CDC′s IRM office since its inception in 1985. Previously, Mr. Seligman worked in CDC′s Washington Office assisting in legislation and policy coordination which included a one year assignment in the U.S. Congress. Mr. Seligman starter his CDC career over 30 years ago managing health related programs such as refugee and immigrant health screening and medical follow up and international quarantine regulation enforcement.

Mr. Seligman graduated from the State University of N.Y. at Stony Brook with a B.S. and received an M.S. degree in 1978. He has won numerous awards including the President’s Senior Executive Service Distinguished and Meritorious Rank Awards.

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