Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Ms. Janice Glover-Jones was named the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) in December 2014. In her capacity as CIO, Ms. Glover-Jones is responsible for the management of a global Information Technology (IT) organization with over 3,000 employees and a budget in excess of $600 million that provides IT services to approximately 230,000 National and Defense customers worldwide. In this position, she serves as the principal advisor on Intelligence Community IT matters to the Agency. A key champion for the implementation of the Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise ( IC ITE) at DIA, Ms. Glover-Jones oversees the IC programs – efforts that will centralize IT infrastructure across the IC allowing for increased efficiencies and information sharing.
Ms. Glover-Jones was selected for the CIO position after serving as the Deputy CIO for over two years. Prior to that time, she served on a Joint Duty Assignment as the Enterprise Common Operating Environment Executive for the Office of the Chief Information Officer, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Ms. Glover-Jones was responsible for integrating capabilities across the Big Four (DIA, NGA, NRO, NSA) intelligence agencies to create the first-ever Common Operating Environment (COE), which has evolved into the present day IC ITE.
As the former Satellite Chief and Chief Financial Officer for the CIO, Ms. Glover-Jones developed and managed a strategically sound, financially wise, and legally compliant IT budget. She transformed the CIO organization by centralizing budget, contract management, cost analysis, and business analytics—creating synergy and developing a customer-centric culture. Additionally, she implemented the IT Value Scorecard, which provides Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) customers a multi-perspective view of strategic performance and aligns the value and strategic drivers to customers’ values.
As a result of her work and accomplishments, Ms. Glover-Jones has been recognized numerous times by Agency leadership and peers with Special Act/Service Awards, IC Awards for exceptional performance, and the National Women of Color Professional Achievement Award.
Ms. Glover-Jones was born in Camden, South Carolina. She graduated from the University of Maryland University College with a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management. She also earned a certificate from the IC Executive Leader Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Ms. Glover-Jones and her husband Lionel A. Jones reside in Clinton, Maryland.