Bio - Cindy Moran
Cindy E. Moran is the Director for Network Services and is responsible for managing the sustainment and program management of the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN). In this position she is responsible for providing carrier class voice, video, data, and transport services for the Department of Defense (DoD). Ms. Moran previously served as the Chief, Center for Network Services, where she transformed the Network Services Center into a Directorate. She also served as the Deputy Chief Information Officer/Vice Director for Strategic Planning and Information (SPI), where she supported the DISA Director in decision making, strategy development and communicating that strategy both internally and externally; aligning DISA program execution with DoD strategy in planning, engineering, acquiring, fielding, and supporting global net-centric solutions; operating the Global Information Grid (GIG); information assurance; and management of DISA information technology resources.
Prior to her SES appointment, she was the Chief, Data Services Division. In that role, Ms. Moran was charged with the evolution of DoD’s operational networks. She was responsible for the design, procurement, engineering, and implementation plans, as well as the actual installation of the equipment in the networks. Before joining DISA, she held multiple positions in support of DoD Information Technology systems, to include hands-on network and system administration jobs. This hands-on experience at every level of implementation; operation, management, performance, and security provided a sound foundation and comprehensive knowledge of the dependencies of information systems and how to ensure that these dependencies are all accommodated for in any information system implementation.
Ms. Moran received her undergraduate degree in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland, European Division, in July 1988. She received her graduate certificate in Information Security Management from George Washington University in August 2002.