Jeffrey (Jeff) C. Johnson was named vice president, Information Technology, effective April 16, 2016. In this role, Johnson will oversee the computer systems, software and hardware that support the Postal Service. He reports to the chief information officer and executive vice president.
Johnson has more than 18 years of customer-centric experience in engineering, security and information technology in both the private and public sectors. Most recently, he served as chief technology officer for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), where he strengthened threat awareness capabilities, improved the strategic alignment of the agency's projects and goals and implemented best practices to drive continuous innovation.
Before joining the FBI, Johnson worked at Lehman Brothers as the vice president responsible for managing global network infrastructure. He pioneered the firm’s use of cloud technologies and implemented systems to facilitate better communications in key areas of the organization.
Additionally, during his career with the U.S. Navy, Johnson focused on networking, messaging, database infrastructure and communications. He also was responsible for information security policies across approximately 180 commands that represented significant U.S. Naval operations.
Johnson earned a bachelor's of science degree in marine engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy. He also is the recipient of several awards from the Department of Defense and has been recognized for his achievements throughout the information technology sector.