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Office of Digital Transformation


Collaborating as partners to enable data and technology leadership to improve health for all Americans.


To provide high quality, secure, and efficient IT and data solutions that enable the FDA to promote and protect the public health.

The Office of Digital Transformation (ODT) provides the vision and leadership in information technology (IT), data, and cybersecurity needed to advance FDA’s mission and strategic priorities. ODT is led by the Chief Information Officer and reports to the Commissioner. ODT directs and coordinates enterprise strategic planning, policy, and resource management to ensure that Agency IT, data, and cybersecurity investments and activities provide maximum value to FDA. ODT is comprised of the Office of Information Management and Technology, Office of Data, Analytics, and Research, and Office of Information Security. 

ODT is committed to delivering trusted technology and data solutions that enable FDA to reimagine the possible. Read the Technology Modernization Action Plan and Data Modernization Action Plan to learn how ODT is striving to drive change and make an impact at FDA. 


  • Vid Desai, Chief Information Officer, Office of Digital Transformation
  • Sohail Chaudhry, Chief Technology Officer, Office of Information Management and Technology
  • Ram Iyer, Chief Data Officer, Office of Data, Analytics, and Research
  • Craig Taylor, Chief Information Security Officer, Office of Information Security

Contact Information

For more information contact [email protected]

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