IBM announced Doug McGovern has been named an associate partner, intelligence application development and innovation, effective Nov. 1. He brings more than 30 years’ experience in technical operations and program management in the intelligence community and the Defense Department.
Prior to joining IBM, McGovern served as chief information officer and director of IT services at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. There, he led a workforce of more than 900 government employees and 3,000 contract personnel in the planning and execution of global IT operations and modernization efforts.
He also served at NGA as the director of research and development, deputy chief operating officer, deputy assistant director for national intelligence for information integration oversight and engineering/IC chief architect in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and commercial imagery program manager.
McGovern earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA in technology management from the University of Phoenix. He is recipient of the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award and a DCI Meritorious Unit Citation.