Former FBI Chief Information Officer Led Bureau’s IT Modernization Program (2003-2008) and the Establishment of CACI’s Cyber Program (2008-2013)
Crystal City, Va., August 01, 2015 – IMTAS® announced today that it has appointed Zalmai Azmi, former Chief Information Officer for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), as the President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Azmi joins IMTAS after leading a very successful career in the Government and private sector. In his new role, Mr. Azmi will leverage his unique federal IT, national security, and cybersecurity expertise to support and oversee the company’s growth.
Prior to this Mr. Azmi was the Senior Vice President for Global Strategic Law Enforcement and National Security Programs. He led the evaluation of CACI’s cyber capabilities and established the CACI’s Cyber Division in 2009. Over the next four years Mr. Azmi grew the business through organic and acquisition activities and provided assistance in the identification of acquisition candidates and initiatives to support the company’s growth.
In 2004 Mr. Azmi was named FBI’s Chief Information Officer where he guided the Bureau through its largest-ever technology upgrade. This included the development of SENTINEL, the next generation of the FBI’s information and case management system, and the creation of a knowledge base and assets that enable the FBI to participate fully in information-sharing programs within the intelligence and law enforcement communities, as well as to acquire and adopt commercial best practices.
Prior to the FBI, Mr. Azmi served as Chief Information Officer for the Executive Office for the United States Attorneys. Here, Mr. Azmi developed and implemented a long-term strategic technology plan and created the organization’s first information systems security office. Before this Mr. Azmi was the Project manager for Patent and Trademark Office’s three largest IT projects. Mr. Azmi also served in the United States Marine Corps.
Mr. Azmi is also the recipient of the Presidential Rank of Distinguished Executive Award, the President G.W. Bush Award for Excellence in Counterterrorism, the Arthur S. Flemming Award for Excellence in Applied Science and Technology, Two Bronze Medals from the Department of Commerce, and numerous military medals and Commendations.
“I am pleased and excited to join IMTAS” Mr. Azmi said. “IMTAS has an outstanding reputation and is an exceptional provider of high-quality services and solutions for our federal clients and customer. I look forward to contributing to the growth of IMTAS’ capabilities and continuing to support our customers.”
IMTAS Chairman of the Board and CEO Ajay Bhatia said, “We are proud to have Mr. Azmi on our team. He has exceptional experience in law enforcement, security, and intelligence and has an excellent background and senior level expertise in government and private sector. His appointment is a key element in IMTAS’ corporate commitment to helping our clients, employees and partners.”