Federal government's first CIO Vivek Kundra - Profile

President Barack Obama appointed Indian-born techno-whiz as his first federal chief information officer. Vivek Kundra (34) was born in India in the city of New Delhi. He grew up in Tanzania and speaks Swahili as his first language. His family moved to the U.S. when he was 11 and he grew up in Gaithersburg, Maryland.Kundra earned a degree in psychology and masters degree in information technology University of Maryland. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia's Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership. InfoWorld magazine has called him one of the 25 top chief technology officers in the country.

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