Robert L. Coxe, Jr.

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Mr. Coxe has overall responsibility for defining and implementing a technology vision that positions Criterion Systems in each target market. He has a distinguished 30 year record of successfully leading large scale Government and commercial technology initiatives within the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security. As a corporate executive, he has managed technology teams with expertise in knowledge/data management, federated security systems, and enterprise architecture. Mr. Coxe was recently named the CIO of the Year, Washington, D.C. region, by SmartCEO Magazine.

  • Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) Director, Strategic Planning, Homeland Security Solutions Operation, Developed business in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Defense that greatly contributes to SAIC’s growth to a $7.2 billion, Fortune 500 company. Led the Army Knowledge Online re-competition team with a contract value over $700M as the subject matter expert. Led the SAIC DHS metadata team by providing first-hand, in-depth project knowledge to formulate a strategy to select a DHS enterprise metadata repository, develop an enterprise data governance framework and Federal data reference model through the DHS Enterprise Architecture blanket purchase agreement.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency Deputy CIO for E-Gov Initiatives , Energized and led two of the three most important President’s E-Government’s initiatives – SAFECOM (public safety wireless integration of the Federal, State, local and tribal communities) and the Portal (a portal designed to save lives and property of the public and first responder community) as the Program Executive Officer. Deployed the portal within 23 days of job acceptance. Re-structured both programs for success and program acceptance by the President’s Management Council in Dec 2002. The portal received the E-Gov 2003 Explorer’s Award as an e-government best practice application.
  • Chief Information Office/G6, Pentagon Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Army, Handpicked by the CIO to be the Army’s first CTO. Established and directed the strategic long term goals, policies, architecture and procedures for Army Knowledge Online (AKO) Intranet portal as well as the Army data warehousing efforts and Force Structure Analysis. Determined long-term systems needs and hardware acquisitions required to accomplish the organization’s business objectives. Supervised over 150 personnel with fiscal responsibility for a program with life cycle costs exceeding $750 million.

Additional Experience

  • Industrial College of the Armed Forces Director of Information Management. Established and directed the strategic long term information technology goals, policies and procedures for the Department of Defense DoD, Senior Service School for acquisition.
  • Program Manager for the Personnel Electronic Record Management System, Assistant Project Manager for Automatic Identification Technology, Deputy Chief of Information Operations for the Operational Test and Evaluation Command, Information Security Officer and Director of the Computer Information Center at the US Military Academy. Also performed duties as a Battery Commander in the 1st Infantry Division, Battalion Intelligence and Operations officer.
  • Mr. Coxe has a B.S. Engineering, 1976 from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, an M.S. Computer Science from Kansas State University and an M.S National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. He is also a graduate of the Program Management Course from Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir, Virginia and the Senior Acquisition Course from the Defense Acquisition University, ICAF, Washington, DC.