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Scott Carey

Chief Information Officer

In September of 2019, Scott Carey was appointed as IMLS Chief Information Officer. Mr. Carey has most recently served as the executive for Technology and Strategy within the FBI's Office of Chief Information Officer. Scott joins us with broad experiences across multiple agencies. His background in federal information technology began in the Department of Defense as a U.S. Navy civilian software engineer working on the Tomahawk missile system. As a Program Manager, he then led a variety of complex technical programs to protect the military and civilians against Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) hazards. While at the FBI, he led the development and global delivery of the Next Generation Combined DNA Index System (CODIS), led a large portfolio of mission-oriented IT programs, managed FBI IT risk, IT governance processes, and digital transformation. Most recently, he led Innovation, Enterprise Architecture, Supply Chain Risk Management, Prototyping, Cloud Adoption, Network IT modernization, and Technology Assessments.

Scott has a B.S. in Computer Science and a M.S. in Systems Engineering, and his professional certifications include Program Management and IT Service Management.