Melinda Rogers has helped lead the IT policy at the Department of Justice for over a decade. She has served as the agency’s CIO for more than three years and was previously its deputy CIO and chief information security officer. As DOJ’s top IT official, Rogers oversees a roughly $3.5 billion portfolio. Prior to her roles at DOJ, Rogers worked in the financial services industry. She was assistant vice president at Equifax and NationsBank. In June, Rogers told FedScoop she was eyeing an overhaul of the department’s IT service desk, using generative AI tools to improve the customer experience. “My desire is to take our service desk to a place of elegance,” Rogers said.