Terry Halvorsen started with Samsung Electronics on April 1, 2017, as executive vice president in the business to government group. He has since been appointed as chief information officer and executive vice president, IT and mobile business to business group Samsung Electronics. Prior to joining Samsung Electronics, Halvorsen served as the Department of Defense’s chief information officer from March 8, 2015 to February 28, 2017. He previously served as the acting Department of Defense’s chief information officer from 2014 to 2015. He was the Department of the Navy chief information officer from 2010 to 2014.