Melinda Rogers

Federal Leadership

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.

Billy Mitchell

Written by Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. After earning his journalism degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing while interning at publications like Rolling Stone.

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