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 592B - C4ISR Breakfast featuring Mr. Hari Bezwada, CIO, PEO, Enterprise Information Systems 

592B - C4ISR Breakfast featuring Mr. Hari Bezwada, CIO, PEO, Enterprise Information Systems 


Featuring Mr. Hari Bezwada, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS)

Event Number

Event Date

 to 12/4/2014

Event Location
Hyatt Arlington at Washington's Key Bridge

Event Contact
Ms. Molly Holt at or 703-247-2572


Mr. Hari Bezwada is the Chief Information Officer (CIO), Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS), and began in this role in November 8, 2010. In this position, Mr. Bezwada is responsible for and ensures cyber security awareness and compliance, advance technology assessments and standardization, strategic planning and architecture consistency among more than 60 Department of Defense and Army acquisition programs across the Business, Warfighting and Enterprise Information Environment Mission Areas that execute over $4 billion per year. These systems support Army and DoD-wide communications, logistics, medical, finance, personnel, biometrics, training and procurement operations.

Mr. Bezwada also served as the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) Portfolio Integration Officer (PIO), currently named as Assistant Program Executive Officer (APEO), for Communications, Computing Infrastructure and Enterprise Services at Fort Belvoir, VA from November 2010 to July 2011. In this position, he managed over 800 military, civilian, and contractor staff around the world that executed over $2 billion per year.

Prior to November 2010, Mr. Bezwada served as the Director for Information Technology Project Office-Pentagon Renovation. As Director, he was responsible for $2 billion renovation and modernization of the Pentagon’s information technology systems and infrastructure (29 IT disciplines) as part of the overall Pentagon Renovation effort.

Prior to 2000, Mr. Bezwada had extensive leadership experience working with US, UK, French, and NATO joint tri-service program office that developed nuclear, anti-jam, benign survivable communication systems.

Mr. Bezwada degrees include a Masters of Public Administration, a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering, a Masters of Strategic Studies, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He holds Level III Acquisition Certifications in Program Management, Systems Engineering, Computers and Communications, and Production and Manufacturing. Mr. Bezwada is a graduate of the Chief Information Officer Institute’s Federal CIO Certificate Program at Carnegie Mellon University.

Mr. Bezwada’s awards include Individual of the Year in Federal Government, DoD Distinguished Civilian Award, Army Distinguished Civilian Award, Computer World Premier 100 winner, two time Fed 100 winner, and winner of numerous other DoD, Army, and Industry awards.


7:00 AM - Registration & Breakfast
8:00 AM - Presentation by Mr. Hari Bezwada
8:30 AM - Welcome & Announcements
8:35 AM - AT&L/CIO Update
8:40 AM - DUSD(I) Update
8:45 AM - C4 Committee Update
8:50 AM - ISR Committee Update            
8:55 AM - INTEL Committee Update       
9:00 AM - Adjourn


Hyatt Arlington at Washington's Key Bridge
1325 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, Virginia, USA, 22209
Tel: (703) 525-1234


Online Registration is now CLOSED! We will accept on-site registrations, space permitting. Please bring a business card and form of payment to register on-site.

Registration Fee: $65

Please register with a complete and accurate e-mail address. You will receive an e-mailed confirmation as soon as your registration has been processed.

Payment must be made at the time of registration. Registrations will not be taken over the phone.

Please register with the correct form of payment. A $25 fee will be applied to those wishing to switch forms of payment.

Online registration will close at 5:00 PM EST on Monday, December 1, 2014. You must register onsite after this date.

Cancellations received by Friday, November 21, 2014 will receive a refund minus a $25 cancellation and processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after Friday, November 21, 2014. Cancellations must be made in writing to Ms. Molly Holt, Meeting Planner, at Substitutions to this event are welcome in lieu of cancellations.

Appropriate attire for this Breakfast is coat & tie for civilians and Class A uniform or uniform of the day for military personnel.

ID Badge
During Breakfast registration and check-in, each Attendee will be issued an identification badge. Please be prepared to present a valid picture ID. Your badge must be worn throughout the Breakfast.

Special Needs
NDIA supports the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. For more information, please contact Ms. Molly Holt at or (703) 247-2572 and reference Event #592B.

National Defense
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Contact Info/Inquiries/Questions

NDIA POC: Ms. Molly Holt, Meeting Planner, or (703) 247-2572.


Affiliate Associations

The Association for Enterprise Information    National Training and Simulation Association    Precision Strike Association    Women in Defense