Steve Cooper, who was the first CIO at Homeland Security, is taking over for Simon Szykman at Commerce.
Steve Cooper, the Homeland Security Department’s first CIO, is returning to government as CIO of the Commerce Department, the Washington Business Journal reported.
Cooper, who held the same post at the Federal Aviation Administration and the Transportation Department, left government in early 2013 and, according to his LinkedIn profile, is currently a partner at the Strativest Group.
At Commerce, Cooper will succeed Simon Szykman, who announced his impending departure in February.
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