Chief Information Officer for the National Reconnaissance Office
Jill Tummler Singer was appointed the Chief Information Officer for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in January 2010. The NRO, as part of the 16-member Intelligence Community, plays a primary role in achieving information superiority for the U.S. government and armed forces. As a joint Intelligence Community-Department of Defense agency, the NRO is staffed by Department of Defense and CIA personnel. Before joining the NRO, Ms. Singer served as the Deputy CIO for the Central Intelligence Agency.
Singer has served in several senior leadership positions within the federal government, including Director of the Diplomatic Telecommunications Service, U.S. Department of State and Chief of Systems Engineering, Architecture, and Planning for CIA’s global infrastructure organization. She has held industry positions with Science Applications International Corporation Inc. (SAIC), GE Aerospace, and IBM. She received her M.S. in Systems Analysis and B.S. in Computer Science from the University of West Florida. She is a graduate of several leadership programs including the Federal Executive Leadership Program and the University of Virginia’s (UVA) Executive Leaders Program.
Singer currently serves as an Executive-on-Ground for the UVA McIntire School of Commerce and a government liaison to the AFCEA Cyber Committee. She has received numerous awards, including Top Ten Women in Cloud (2012); Ten Most Powerful Women in Federal Technology (2011); CIA Mentor of the Year (2010); CIO Executive Council “Ones to Watch” (2010); and CIO magazine Stand-Out Award for Collaboration and Influence (2010). She is also an accomplished speaker and published author http://jillsinger.ulitzer.com.