Keith Littlefield, former chief information officer at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has joined TASC as the company’s new chief technology officer.
The three-decade industry veteran will be responsible for leading the company’s technology strategy and its independent research and development and technical fellows programs, the company said Monday.
As NGA’s CIO, he led planning, managing and protecting of information technology in the geospatial intelligence field.
He was also one of six federal CIOs responsible for helping deliver a common infrastructure across the intelligence community (click over to ExecutiveGov‘s profile of Littlefield for more on his long career in public service).
David Langstaff, TASC president and CEO, said Littlefield brings knowledge of customers’ technical needs and the federal acquisition process to his new role.
Langstaff added Littlefield will aim to help the company anticipate and respond to changing customer needs.
Littlefield is a recipient of the Director of National Intelligence Superior Service Medal, Presidential Rank Award of Distinguished Executive and NGA Distinguished Civilian Service Award.
He holds a doctorate in advanced geographic information systems from the University of Maryland, a master’s degree in urban and environmental planning as a Thomas Jefferson Fellow at the University of Virginia and a bachelor’s degree in economics and geography from Mary Washington College.