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Adams to be Tech Lead at FBI

FBI veteran John S. Adams has been appointed executive assistant director for the Information and Technology Branch.

Adams most recently served as the assistant director of the Directorate of Intelligence, and before this he was special agent in charge at the Norfolk branch. He joined the FBI in 1997 and was first assigned to the Washington Field Office, where he worked on many crimes including espionage, drug trafficking, violent crime, and terrorism.

Adams has also held leadership positions in the Counterterrorism Division as well as the Knoxville and Richmond field offices.

The Information and Technology Branch manages the FBI’s IT infrastructure and leads the agency’s modernization efforts. Adams takes over the role from James Turgal, who held the position on an acting basis after the departure of Dean Smith in 2015.

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