WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Army has announced that Farhan Khan will take over as the new director of Architecture and Integration for the Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6, beginning Monday, February 3.
As the Architecture and Integration director, Khan will act as the principal advisor to the CIO/G-6 and other Army senior leaders on information technology, network architecture, computing, and storage.
"Mr. Khan is an expert in his field, and comes armed with an impressive breadth of knowledge," said Lt. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, Army CIO/G-6. "The CIO/G6 team is looking forward to working closely with Mr. Khan as we collaborate with key stakeholders to help drive the Army's transformation for the future fight."Previously, Khan worked at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Food and Drug Administration, and the departments of Transportation and Justice, where he served in roles such as the chief of infrastructure operations management, chief technology officer, director of operations and engineering and acting chief information officer, respectively.
His new responsibilities as the Architecture and Integration director will include developing the end-to-end network architecture, ensuring interoperability and supportability of Army architectures, and leading the planning, development, and implementation of the Army's enterprise architecture.
Khan holds a masters' degree in information systems technology from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and a bachelor's in business information technology from Curtin University, an Australian public research university.