The IBM Center for the Business of Government has named 30-year CIA veteran John Pereira as its new intelligence community fellow.
Pereira is also an industry leader for Defense & Intelligence for IBM Global Business Services’ Public Services Sector. In his new role, he will provide insights and recommendations aimed at helping intelligence officials to improve program performance, effectiveness and efficiency.
Before joining IBM, Pereira was a vice president at AECOM from 2015 to 2017. He served in the CIA for over 30 years before retiring in 2014, and served as the director of the CIA’s Directorate of Support. He eared the Distinguished Presidential Rank Award in 2013, the CIA’s Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal, the William J. Donovan Award for Excellence, and CIA Director’s Awards from David Petraeus, Leon Panetta, Michael Hayden and Porter Goss.