Robert Brown, chief technology officer and division chief at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, has won WashingtonExec’s 2020 Chief Officer Award for Government CTO.
In its inaugural year, the Chief Officer Awards luncheon was held June 17 as a virtual live-streamed program to accommodate the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations about in-person events. Over 500 people watched as C-suite executives in both industry and government were recognized for their innovation, expertise, impact and thought leadership.
Brown has 18 years of experience providing technical, managerial and business development solutions to the IT industry and has held several leadership roles throughout his career. In his current position, he oversees the development of cloud solutions. His skills include service management, data center operations, DevOps, cloud solution development, security, business development and contract negotiations.
Brown previously worked as a cloud solutions developer for Booz Allen Hamilton, where he led the design, development and implementation of continuous integration processes.
Before Booz Allen Hamilton, Brown served as an IT director and solutions architect for Innovation Innovators Inc., where he designed and implemented cloud-based solutions to maximize the efficiency, security and maintainability of operational processes using continuous integration and cloud automation tools.
Brown also was founder and chief operating officer of Ronin Tech Solutions and vice president of consulting services at V2 Systems, Inc.
Brown began his career as a research associate at the American Red Cross and has a background in biology.
In addition to his extensive career experience, Brown has five publications in his name.