Golden Gov: Federal Executive of the Year
La’Naia Jones is a veteran technology official in the intelligence community. Before she became the CIA’s top IT official in March 2022, she served as deputy CIO of the National Security Agency and its information-sharing and safeguarding executive. Jones was also previously the acting CIO within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. As the chief information officer for the CIA, she has responsibility of the agency’s IT systems in addition to its communications network.