2005 Fed 100: Judges


Lt. Gen. Steve Boutelle
Chief Information Officer
Army

Lt. Gen. Steve Boutelle has a long and distinguished record in the Army's information technology world. Previously, he was director of information operations, networks and space in the Office of the Chief Information Officer and program executive officer for command, control and communications systems. Now he is working to transform the Army to incorporate network-centric operations into its arsenal.


John Gilligan
Chief Information Officer
Air Force

John Gilligan is at the center of building better technology for the Air Force and advising its leaders on information management. He leads the service in creating and enforcing information technology standards, and promoting and shaping an effective strategic and operational IT planning process. Gilligan is also in charge of acquiring IT systems and making sure the Air Force gets the most for its money.


Bob Haycock
Chief Information Officer
National Business Center
Interior Department

Bob Haycock was formerly chief architect for the federal government. In that job, he was instrumental in developing the federal enterprise architecture, a crucial component of the federal effort to implement e-government initiatives.


Ira Hobbs
Chief Information Officer
Treasury Department

Ira Hobbs brings much experience to his job after spending seven years as deputy chief information officer at the Agriculture Department. In his current role, he is the principal information technology adviser to Treasury Department Secretary John Snow. Hobbs is also responsible for buying and managing department resources.


Paul Lawrence
Vice President
IBM Business Consulting Services

Paul Lawrence helps federal executives solve complex problems using solutions proven in government or private-sector settings. He is also the host of "Business of Government Hour," a weekly radio show on WJFK.


Anne Reed
President
Acquisition Solutions

Anne Reed is president of Acquisition Solutions, a research, consulting and training firm supporting more than 70 government agencies. A government information technology executive for more than 20 years, she was the Agriculture Department's chief information officer before joining the private sector. She has also served as president of EDS' state and local government division.


Glenn Schlarman
Chief, Information Policy and Technology Branch
Office of Management and Budget

Glen Schlarman has an insider's perspective on many of the Bush administration's top policy priorities. He is responsible for developing and overseeing federal policies, including those related to information access and dissemination, privacy, security, records management, and agency investments in and use of information technology.


Marty Wagner
Associate Administrator
Office of Governmentwide Policy
General Services Administration

Marty Wagner has been in the thick of government policy for many years. At the General Services Administration, he has worked on many initiatives that have changed how government officials do business, including FirstGov, the government's Web portal, and FedBizOpps, a procurement gateway. Other efforts include standardizing the use of Extensible Markup Language and developing governmentwide contracts for smart cards and electronic signatures.


Bob Woods
President
Topside Consulting Group

Bob Woods is the founder and president of Topside Consulting Group, which provides strategic consulting services to commercial and government clients. A well-known figure in the federal information technology community, he spent more than 30 years in the government leading many major programs. Woods finished his government career as commissioner of the General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service.

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