Sanjay Virmani To Head FBI Counterterrorism Division In DC
India-West Staff Reporter
WASHINGTON, DC – FBI Director Christopher Wray has named Sanjay Virmani as the special agent in charge of the Counterterrorism Division of the Washington Field Office.
He most recently served as deputy assistant director in the Counterterrorism Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Virmani joined the FBI as a special agent in 2003 and was assigned to the San Francisco Field Office where he worked cyber and counterterrorism matters. In 2007, he was promoted to supervisory special agent in the Counterterrorism Division.
In 2010, he was selected as the supervisory special agent to lead the San Francisco Field Office’s Joint Terrorism Task Force in the Oakland Resident Agency. In that role, he led a squad of agents, analysts, and task force officers working on international terrorism investigations.
In 2013, Virmani was selected to serve as Director of the INTERPOL Digital Crime Center in Singapore to take the lead in providing operational support to Interpol’s 190 member countries to address cybercrime threats.
He has a bachelor’s in industrial engineering from California State Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo and received a master’s in business administration from the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, California.