Vice President for Information Technology
Mohamoud Jibrell is HHMI's Vice President for Information Technology. Based at HHMI Headquarters in Chevy Chase, Maryland, he leads a team responsible for security, infrastructure, Web, messaging, and business applications for all of HHMI, including support of Headquarters, Janelia Farm Research Campus, and the Institute's global span of research locations.
Prior to joining the Institute in 2010, Jibrell was with the Ford Foundation in New York for seven years, where he served as chief technology officer, with global responsibility for IT operations in 13 locations.
Trained as a mechanical engineer with a bachelor's degree from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, Jibrell began his career as an engineer with the Otis Elevator Co., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. From 1992 to 2001, he held positions in information technology and product management with the Thermo King Corp., a division of the Ingersoll Rand Company. From 2001 to 2002, he was chief information officer and director of information technology for the American Psychiatric Association.
Jibrell serves on the board of Samasource, a nonprofit organization that leverages the power of the Internet to provide paying work to marginalized people, including refugees and disadvantaged women around the world. He is also a member of the board of XBRL US, Inc., a nonprofit consortium that supports business reporting standards in the United States through the adoption of XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language).
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