Gordon Bitko named FBI chief information officer
FBI Director James Comey has named Gordon Bitko as the FBI’s new chief information officer, FBI announced on April 25. Bitko most recently served as the section chief of the Support Services Transformation Office (SSTO), where he was responsible for overseeing an enterprise-wide transformation in the FBI’s information technology strategy, resources, and processes.
Bitko joined the FBI in 2007 and was assigned to the Corporate Policy Office of the Resource Planning Office. In 2009, he created and led the Performance Management Unit of the Resource Planning Office. In 2012, while in the Resource Planning Office, Bitko was promoted to the senior executive service. During his time in the Resource Planning Office, Bitko led teams in performance and strategy, resource allocation, and business improvement projects. In 2009, he received the Director’s Award for Excellence.
Prior to joining the FBI, Bitko worked for nearly 15 years in the private and nonprofit sectors. Bitko has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering and a PhD in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School in California.
Bitko will assume this new role in April.