Lt. Gen. Bradford J. “B.J.” Shwedo is the Chief, Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. General Shwedo leads four directorates and supports 77,000 cyber operations and support personnel across the globe with a portfolio valued at $17 billion. He has overall responsibility for networks and network-centric policies, communications, information resources management, information assurance and related matters for the Department of the Air Force. As Chief Information Officer, General Shwedo provides oversight of portfolio management, delivers enterprise architecture and enforces Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act laws. He integrates Air Force warfighting and mission support capabilities by networking air, space and terrestrial assets. Additionally, he shapes doctrine, strategy and policy for all cyberspace operations and support activities.
General Shwedo graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1987, earning a Bachelor of Science in Military History. Prior to his current assignment, General Shwedo was the Commander of 25th Air Force at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland where he led 30,000 personnel in worldwide operations, delivering multisource intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance products, applications, capabilities and resources.