Carey will lead CSC’s public sector cybersecurity business, reporting to Samuel Visner, vice president and general manager, and head of CSC global Cybersecurity.
Carey joins CSC following a 31-year career in the U.S. Federal Government, the last 15 years in IT and cybersecurity. He most recently served as the Department of Defense (DOD) principal deputy chief information officer helping lead the consolidation and standardization of the DOD information technology enterprise while strengthening its cybersecurity posture and enterprise architecture. From 2006 to 2010, he served as the fifth Department of the Navy (DON) chief information officer where he championed transformation, enterprise services, and information security. Carey joined the DON in 2003 and began his federal service with the U.S. Army at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in 1982.
“Rob’s leadership and extensive experience in information technology and cybersecurity will prove strategically valuable to CSC and our customers,” Visner said. “The U.S. public sector has the largest cyber customers in the world, and Rob’s joining CSC demonstrates our commitment to providing innovative next-generation cybersecurity solutions to the national and homeland security market, and the government’s civil agencies as they work to ensure America’s cybersecurity.”
Carey recently retired from the U.S. Navy Reserve after serving 25 years with the rank of captain in the Civil Engineer Corps. He was recalled to active duty for Operation Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom where he served in the I Marine Expeditionary Force in 2006 - 2007.
CSC is a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions. The company’s mission is to enable superior returns on clients’ technology investments through best-in-class industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale. CSC has approximately 80,000 employees and reported revenue of $13.2 billion for the 12 months ended December 27, 2013.