Chief Technology Officer
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
Mr. Madhugiri joined U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in 2019 as a Chief Architect. He was recently selected as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for CBP’s Office of Information and Technology (OIT). The Office of the CTO, CBP’s dedicated hub for technological leadership, drives innovation through a variety of crucial activities such as managing vendor engagement, researching emerging technologies, and arranging proof-of-concept demonstrations.
As CTO, Mr. Madhugiri is responsible for leading the creation and identification of novel technology products that are designed and developed iteratively using highly adaptable agile methodologies and open standards to strengthen CBP operations. Mr. Madhugiri also chairs the Technical Review Board, a governance body that focuses on improving the quality, cost effective-ness, sustainability, and resiliency of CBP’s IT solutions.
Prior to becoming a civil servant, Mr. Madhugiri worked for the private sector for 30 years. Before joining CBP, he was a Chief Database Architect for two years with Salesforce where he established viable technology solutions for the Federal government. He was responsible for working with vendors and customers to integrate current platforms with other technologies. Prior to his work with Salesforce, Mr. Madhugiri worked for Oracle as a Database Architect developing digital standards using APIs and assisting with digital transitions for the Federal government.
Mr. Madhugiri is committed to public service and is proud to serve as the CTO. He is impressed by the scope of the CBP mission, and he strives to provide technical value in support of OIT’s executive leadership team, the entire OIT organization, and CBP as a whole.
Mr. Madhugiri graduated from Temple University with a Master’s Degree in Computer and Information Sciences.