John Pereira

 

John Pereira

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 - 11:05

John Pereira is the Intelligence Community Fellow for The IBM Center for The Business of Government. John Pereira is also a Partner in IBM's Global Business Services and leads the team providing advanced, end-to-end solutions for our clients in the Intelligence Community (IC). John served 30+ years in CIA, including overseas assignments in East Asia, Central America, Central Eurasia, and Europe. Following his final overseas tour, John helped establish the Directorate of Support (DS), integrating the multiple businesses that support the CIA mission: Security, IT, Logistics, Facilities, Financial and HR Services, Talent Management, and other elements of operational/mission support. John served as the Director of DS for CIA Directors Michael Hayden, Leon Panetta, and David Petraeus. During his tenure, John implemented of a strategy designed to increase the speed, agility and effectiveness of support delivery, while streamlining process and reducing overall cost. Continuity, sustainability, and mission readiness remain key pillars of the CIA’s support program.