Dr. Iyer Visits CECOM
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – (From left) The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) commanding general, and APG Senior Commander, Maj. Gen. Robert Edmonson II, Dr. Raj Iyer, the Department of the Army chief information officer (CIO), CECOM Software Engineering Center (SEC) Director, Jennifer Swanson, and SEC Deputy Director, Danielle Moyer, pose in the SEC headquarters conference room Jan. 21. CECOM and U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) C5ISR Center hosted a visit for Dr. Iyer, which was an opportunity for him and CECOM leadership to discuss modernization strategy, funding support and readiness, among other communications, cyber, software and related technology sustainment topics. (Photo Credit: Troy Saunders, CECOM Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Dr. Iyer Visits CECOM
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – (From left) Dr. Raj Iyer, the Department of the Army chief information officer (CIO), U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) commanding general, and APG Senior Commander, Maj. Gen. Robert Edmonson II, and Software Engineering Center (SEC) director, Ms. Jennifer Swanson, take part in a meeting inside the SEC headquarters conference room Jan. 21. CECOM and U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) C5ISR Center, hosted a visiting tour for Dr. Iyer, which was an opportunity for him and CECOM leadership to discuss modernization strategy, funding support and readiness, amongst other communication-technology related topics. (Photo Credit: Troy Saunders, CECOM Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Dr. Iyer Visits CECOM
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Dr. Raj Iyer, the Department of the Army chief information officer (CIO), takes part in a meeting inside the SEC headquarters conference room Jan. 21. CECOM and U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) C5ISR Center, hosted a visiting tour for Dr. Iyer, which was an opportunity for him and CECOM leadership to discuss modernization strategy, funding support and readiness, amongst other communication-technology related topics. (Photo Credit: Troy Saunders, CECOM public affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Dr. Raj Iyer, the Department of the Army chief information officer (CIO), visited APG, Jan. 21. The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command’s (CECOM) Software Engineering Center (SEC) along with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Center, hosted the first iteration of the visit which was an opportunity for Iyer and CECOM leadership to discuss modernization strategy, funding support and readiness, amongst other communication-technology related topics.

Iyer, formerly of U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), took on the role of CIO, charged with running the Army’s information systems with a business sense, by assisting the Army in spending money wisely and on the right equipment. Iyer is the first ever civilian CIO to serve the U.S. Army. During the visit, CECOM Commanding General, and APG Senior Commander, Maj. Gen. Robert Edmonson II, along with SEC Director, Jennifer Swanson, represented CECOM senior leadership and took advantage of the unique chance to directly voice any challenges or concerns of CECOM related programs and initiatives to the office of the Secretary of the Army.