William E. Marion II is Deputy Chief, Information Dominance and Deputy Chief Information Officer, Washington, D.C. Mr. Marion assists in leading three directorates and supports 54,000 cyber operations and support personnel across the globe with a portfolio valued at $17 billion. He provides oversight of the Air Force’s Information Technology portfolio including the Information Technology investment strategy, networks and network-centric policies, communications, information resources management, information assurance, and related matters for the Department of the Air Force. As Deputy Chief Information Officer, Mr. Marion 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.
Mr. Marion has held various headquarters, major-command, center, group and squadron assignments, often interacting with national intelligence agencies. In these capacities, he has led technical and systems architectures, obtained funding for a multimillion-dollar network infrastructure programs, developed numerous IT and CIO policies and led web, portal and server consolidation efforts. Earlier positions also include serving as a Palace Acquire, or PAQ intern. As an intern, he received a breadth of experience by working in various network and systems administration, program management, civilian program and personnel management and computer training jobs.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Exemplary Civilian Service Award
Meritorious Civilian Service Award (twice)
Alamo Executive Professional of the Year
Headquarters AIA and Headquarters AIA Directorate of Operations Outstanding Civilian of the Year
Air Force Outstanding Unit Excellence Award
Sustained Superior Civilian Performance Awards
Annual Federal 100 Award
Annual FedScoop Federal 100 Award Winner (FedScoop 100)
Annual FedScoop Federal 50 Award Winner (FedScoop 50)