The Information Technology Industry Council is re-energizing its public sector advocacy and strategy group by hiring a big name federal chief information officer.
Gordon Bitko, the FBI CIO, will join the trade association in November as its senior vice president of policy. In that role, he will lead ITI’s public sector portfolio, serving as the chief policy strategist for the technology industry in the government and public sector market.
“We were looking for a unicorn for this position, and he is that unicorn,” said Jason Oxman, ITI’s president and CEO, in an interview with Federal News Network. “Gordon brings an unbelievable mix of two of the primary areas that we were looking for: An expertise in federal IT and procurement, and public policy issues.”