Department of DefenseMr. Robert J. Carey serves as the Department of Defense Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer. Selected to this position in October 2010, his main focus is to help lead the consolidation and standardization of the Defense information technology enterprise while strengthening its cybersecurity posture and the enterprise architecture. His additional focus is to align, strengthen and manage the office of the DoD Chief Information Officer to have it better serve the Department’s mission and help lead the IT/Cyber workforce into the 21st century. A native of West Chester, PA, Mr. Carey is an active member of the United States Navy Reserve and currently holds the rank of CAPTAIN in the Civil Engineer Corps.