Director, Office of Information Technology
Democracy One, Room 207F
6701 Democracy Blvd MSC 4878
Bethesda, MD 20817
John Prue is the chief information officer (CIO), and Office of Information Technology (OIT) Director for the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). He brings over 37 years of Information Technology experience to his role at NIDCR. Mr. Prue leads the Institute through technology innovation across all NIDCR mission domains. In addition, he oversees the Institute’s IT investment management process and its IT operations, security, and policy compliance. In a career focused on the stewardship, architecture, use, and analysis of data, Mr. Prue has emerged as a leader in the growing Data Science community at NIH.
Mr. Prue holds a Masters of Science in Information Systems from the University of Maryland, University College, and first came to NIH in 1996 where here was a member of the NIAID Information Technology office. Since then Mr. Prue has left NIH for periods of time, working for Fortune 500 companies, launching two successful IT consulting companies, and spending time supporting multiple Federal departments. Mr. Prue however always considered NIH his true home, and in 2007 assumed the role of NIDCR deputy CIO, and later in 2008 his current role as CIO.