Who & Where


Murtaza Ahmed

This Lockheed Martin contractor is on a long-term mission to modernize IT at the Environmental Protection Agency.

Isaiah Joo

This Rising Star is responsible for engaging civil society groups and experts in academia who might have ideas on using technology to advance diplomacy.

Damon Bragg

This Rising Star has transformed customer service operations for the Homeland Security Information Network.

Farrell O'Neill Proffitt

This RIVA Solutions vice president used social media monitoring and engagement to transform the Education Department's aid application process.

Cristen Cole

This GSA Rising Star single-handedly provided program management for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation portfolio in its first year.

Michael Gross

This IT auditor at USPS helps monitor one of the largest computing infrastructures in the federal government.

Kelli Bell

This Rising Star leads the team that is in charge of conducting risk assessments for the Navy's IT systems.

Rising Star 2013

Emily 'Millie' Maksymiuk

This self-taught proposal manager has led teams whose winning proposals have resulted in nearly $16 million in contracts for GovSmart.

Rising Star 2013

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Nominations for the 2015 awards are open until Dec. 23.

Bryan Sivak

Sivak: It's about 'changing the way we do things'

In the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program, HHS matches project teams with outside tech experts to work for a year on innovative projects.

Chuck Hagel

With Hagel leaving, what now for the innovation initiative?

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down, but the innovation initiative he announced Nov. 15 could live on. FCW interviewed three former high-ranking officials about what it will take for the effort to succeed.

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