Edacheril “E.P” Mathew

Edacheril “E.P” Mathew

Deputy CIO, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)

Mr. Edacheril “E.P.” Mathew was selected as the Deputy CIO of the Defense Intelligence Agency in July 2021, after previously serving as the Chief of Operations for CIO. Mr. Mathew was promoted to the Senior National Intelligence Service in 2019. As Chief of Operations, Mr. Mathew led a vast geographically-dispersed team of over 1,000 civilians, joint military, and contractors to operate and sustain Information Technology (IT) services on behalf of DIA and its mission partners—providing network capabilities and IT services of various classifications to over 250,000 users at over 600 global sites. Prior to serving as Chief of Operations, Mr. Mathew served as the Chief of Corporate Engagement for CIO, where he functioned as the CIO representative to Agency directorates, combatant command J2s, operational commanders, and Intelligence Community (IC) senior leaders—enabling mission success through the provision of IT capabilities for over 50,000 users. Mr. Mathew’s previous leadership assignments within the Defense Intelligence Agency include serving as the Chief of Applications and Infrastructure, where he led software engineers responsible for supporting over 200 mission and business applications. He oversaw cloud migration efforts, resulting in the Agency being the first in the IC to put a system in production on the IC cloud. Mr. Mathew also worked for the Chief of Staff on process improvement efforts within multiple directorates, leading an effort to increase female retention in DIA under the auspices of the Deputy Director. Additionally, Mr. Mathew completed his Joint Duty Assignment at the National Security Agency, where oversaw the production of over 180 analytic products for the Enterprise Analytics division, one of which enabled POTUS to make a data-driven decision with national security ramifications.

Can Zero Trust and Risk Management Programs Coexist?

John Kindervag - ON2IT Group, Edacheril “E.P” Mathew - Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Grant Schneider - Venable LLP  •   • 

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