Former Microsoft Executive Named New Chief of Information Technology

Former Microsoft executive Steven VanRoekel will succeed current Chief of Information Technology officer Vivek Kundra, the White House announced Thursday, according to a report in The New York Times.

Former Microsoft executive Steven VanRoekel will succeed current Chief of Information Technology officer Vivek Kundra, the White House announced Thursday, according to a report in The New York Times.

VanRoekel worked for Microsoft for 15 years before assuming the managing director position at the Federal Communications Commission in 2009.

He’ll replace the departing Kundra, who resigned in June as he prepares to take a position at Harvard, working with both the Kennedy School of Government and the law school’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society.

The New York Times has more on this.

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