Robert Otto, the U.S. Postal Service’s chief technology officer and a vice president, will retire Oct. 1, the agency formally announced today.
Otto sent a memo July 12 to all USPS information technology employees that announced his plans to step down.
Otto is responsible for information technology support to 325,000 USPS employees in addition to hundreds of national applications critical to daily operations, including the payroll for more than 700,000 USPS employees and millions of payments to contractors. He is also responsible for the world’s largest intranet, which connects 38,000 post offices through out the country.
Since January 2003, Otto has held the position of CTO while maintaining the responsibilities of chief information officer, a position he has held since 2001. He began his career with USPS in 1980 as the person in charge of nationwide computer security. Full story from FCW.com
Link: Robert Otto Bio