Another opening at CSC

Paul Cofoni, who has led Computer Sciences Corp.'s Federal Sector for five years, has resigned. His departure will be effective Aug. 12.

CSC officials are interviewing candidates to replace him. Cofoni has not yet announced his future plans, although there is speculation that he will go to another company soon.

Mike Laphen, CSC's president and chief operating officer, will serve as acting president of the Federal Sector until Cofoni's successor is named.

Cofoni "has significantly influenced CSC's success through his positive accomplishments in several key leadership positions," said Van Honeycutt, the company's chairman and chief executive officer.

Cofoni previously served as president of CSC's Technology Management Group. Before joining the company, he worked for General Dynamics from 1974 to 1991. He was vice president of information technology services for General Dynamics' East and West Coast operations. He was an officer in the Army from 1970 to 1974.

Cofoni took over CSC's Federal Sector in 2001. During his tenure, the company had a tough time with the Internal Revenue Service's modernization project, which was plagued by delays and cost overruns.

"We paid our price in many ways," Cofoni told Federal Computer Week in a March interview. "Reputationally, financially, many of our people experienced very difficult personal hardship because of all that."

Cofoni said at the time that after studying the IRS problem, coming up with recommendations and making some personnel changes, the company improved from the experience. "The vast majority of lessons learned have been learned," he said.

The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

Featured

  • Social network, census

    5 predictions for federal IT in 2017

    As the Trump team takes control, here's what the tech community can expect.

  • Rep. Gerald Connolly

    Connolly warns on workforce changes

    The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee's Government Operations panel warns that Congress will look to legislate changes to the federal workforce.

  • President Donald J. Trump delivers his inaugural address

    How will Trump lead on tech?

    The businessman turned reality star turned U.S. president clearly has mastered Twitter, but what will his administration mean for broader technology issues?

  • Login.gov moving ahead

    The bid to establish a single login for accessing government services is moving again on the last full day of the Obama presidency.

  • Shutterstock image (by Jirsak): customer care, relationship management, and leadership concept.

    Obama wraps up security clearance reforms

    In a last-minute executive order, President Obama institutes structural reforms to the security clearance process designed to create a more unified system across government agencies.

  • Shutterstock image: breached lock.

    What cyber can learn from counterterrorism

    The U.S. has to look at its experience in developing post-9/11 counterterrorism policies to inform efforts to formalize cybersecurity policies, says a senior official.

Reader comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

More from 1105 Public Sector Media Group