He will now serve as the Chief Information Officer in the Office of the Secretary of the Army and will be the Chief Advisor of the Army on matters related to technology and information management.
The importance of this post equivalent to the rank of three-star general created in July last year can be gauged from the fact that while working as the CIO ie Chief Information Officer in the ‘Office of the Secretary of the Army’ Iyer will be the Principal Advisor to the Army on matters related to information technology and information management.
The statement issued by the US military stated that he would be in charge of strategic matters related to information technology as well as cybersecurity and cloud management, and by proper planning and execution of the $ 18 billion budget associated with this item, the US and its allies Will contribute to making armies information and technologically superior to rivals.
Born in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, Raj Iyer spent his childhood in Bangalore and moved to the US for further education after studying at the National Institute of Technology in Trichy. However, it was very expensive to study abroad and his father Manakkal. The fees of the first semester of his studies could be filled from all the accumulated capital of Ganesan. Iyer, who understands the importance of tune and the importance of education, soon received a scholarship for his studies and did not look back after that.
Prior to pursuing his Ph.D. from the University of Texas, he did his master’s in electrical engineering from the same university and then an MBA from the University of Michigan. After completing his studies, he worked in various US companies and served primarily in the fields of information technology and information management.
During this time he held the top positions of military companies and during his career of 26 years, he suggested information technology and digital level to strengthen the army, as well as being an expert in matters related to strategic strategy, innovation, and modernization. Received.
Raj Iyer was awarded the ‘Meritorious Civilian Service Award’ and ‘International William Cornay Standard Professional Award’ for his efficient discharge of duties while holding various positions. In addition, dozens of his articles and research papers have been published worldwide.
Hopefully, this series of achievements will continue in the same way in the coming times. Talking about Iyer’s family life, his wife Brinda is the Health Care Information Technology Program Manager in the US government. The eldest of his two sons, Ashwin Iyer, is studying at the University of California, while the younger son Abhishek Iyer is a ninth-grade student.