Janaka Perera

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Janaka Perera serves as the CFTC’s Acting Executive Director and leads the Division of Administration.

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Janaka Perera serves as the CFTC’s Acting Executive Director and leads the Division of Administration.  He joined the CFTC in 2020 as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and continues to hold that position.  Prior to joining the CFTC, Janaka served as the Acting Director and the permanent Deputy Director of the End User Services Division of Transportation Security Administration (TSA).  Janaka joined TSA in 2011, having retired from the Marine Corps after 23 years of active service.

Education:

MS ( Electrical Engineering) US Naval Postgraduate School

Post Graduate Certification (Federal CIO) National Defense University 

BS (Electronics) Chapman University