Robert “Bob” Fecteau is senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) for SAIC. In this role, Bob is responsible for guiding technology investments and delivering operational services. As the CIO, Fecteau focuses on the efficiency and effectiveness of enterprise IT operations in support of both internal business needs and customer support processes.
Prior to joining SAIC, Fecteau served as the CIO of BAE Systems’ Intelligence and Security Sector and as chief information officer, United States Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM). In 2001, he was selected for the Department of Defense’s Chief Information Officer Award for Outstanding Achievement in Information Management.
As an Army officer, he served in a variety of roles with the intelligence branch including Army system integration management officer (SIMO) for Army Intelligence; intelligence systems architect for automated systems; tactical intelligence officer; human intelligence officer; and company commander. While assigned to Army headquarters as the Army SIMO, he received the National Intelligence Meritorious Citation for support to the Army’s and National Intelligence Community’s Y2K mission as well as serving as the Army’s Intelligence Year 2000 program manager.
Fecteau serves the technical community as an executive board member of CIO Magazine’s CIO Executive Council and a judge for their annual Ones to Watch program. He also works as a mentor within the Pathways Program and teaches Enterprise Architecture and IT Leadership at Carnegie Mellon University’s Executive Education Program.
Fecteau’s technical and leadership acumen has been recognized by industry peers. In 2009, he was selected as one of the top 100 IT Leaders by Computerworld Magazine; in 2004, he received Government Executive Magazine’s Grace Hopper Government Technology Leadership Award for his efforts in breaking down barriers between government and industry through the use of the Army Contractor Automated Verification System (ACAVS). The ACAVS system has continued to deliver outstanding savings for the U.S. Army and contract companies in support of intelligence missions.
Fecteau completed Syracuse University’s master’s of information studies in Washington, D.C. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Corpus Christi State University and a Chief Information Officer certificate from the National Defense University.
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