Mr. Derrick A. Butts CISSP, ITIL

Chief Information & Cybersecurity Officer, Truth Initiative

As Truth Initiative’s Chief Information Officer and Cybersecurity Officer (CIO/CO), Derrick A. Butts oversees a team of specialists supporting access control, cybersecurity, VoIP, wireless, and other information technologies along with enterprise and cloud-based applications. In 2015, he introduced a transitional engineering and logistics plan (TELP) to migrate 75% of Truth Initiative’s applications and services platforms to the cloud.

With four decades of systems information technology and security experience, his expertise includes enterprise business continuity design strategies - domestically and internationally, for cyber-secure infrastructures, interoperability, cloud computing, and virtual networking. He has advised top executives on people improvement, business processes improvements, infrastructure improvements, and technology refresh efforts to improve secure continuity of business operations for the DoD, Federal Government Agencies, private industry, non-profits, and colleges/universities.