John M. Pellegrino

John M. Pellegrino

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Strategic Integration)

U.S. Army

Dr. John M. Pellegrino was selected for the Senior Executive Service in September 1998. He leads the strategy development, resource requirements, and overall business transformation processes within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy, and Environment.
From January 2011 to May 2015, Dr. Pellegrino served as the Director of the Computational and Information Sciences Directorate and Chief
Information Officer (CIO) of the Army Research Laboratory (ARL). In that role he is responsible for fundamental research and its transition in the areas of Network and Information Sciences, Cyber Defense, High Performance Computing, and Battlefield
Environments. This includes research program development and coordination, technology transition, and support to current forces, as well as responsibility for laboratory network operations. He also had technical oversight of the state-of-the-art high performance computing assets, computational capabilities, and wide area networking methodologies
for ARL, Army, and DoD.
From July 2012 until March 2013, Dr. Pellegrino served as the Acting Director of ARL, the Army's premier laboratory for fundamental research and analysis. ARL conducts research and analysis in weapons and materials, sensors and electron devices,
computational and information sciences, human research and engineering, vehicle technology, and survivability and lethality analysis. ARL's Army Research Office executes the Army extramural basic research program in scientific and engineering
disciplines. The laboratory consists of approximately 2,000 military and civilian employees with annual revenue of over $1 billion.
From September 1998 to January 2011, he served as the Director of the Sensors & Electron Devices Directorate of the Army Research Laboratory, with responsibility for fundamental research and its transition in the areas of sensors, electronics, and signal processing.