The 2011 Federal 100 judges

Robert Carey
Deputy CIO and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information Management, Integration and Technology
Defense Department

Given his extensive career at DOD, Robert Carey understands IT’s role in a global organization. He is helping to lead the consolidation of DOD’s IT enterprise and building on his previous experience as CIO at the Navy and director of strategy and policy at the Navy’s Fleet Cyber Command.

Teresa Carlson
Vice President of the Global Public Sector
Amazon Web Services

Teresa Carlson brings more than 20 years of business experience to bear in assessing the accomplishments of IT leaders. Before her current position at Amazon, she was vice president of federal government business at Microsoft, where she won a Federal 100 award for her work.

Dan Chenok
Senior Fellow
IBM Center for the Business of Government

At IBM, Dan Chenok is responsible for thought leadership in the area of government technology, acquisition and management improvements. He started his career in government, serving as branch chief for information policy and technology at the Office of Management and Budget before moving to the private sector in 2003.

Tom Davis
Director of Federal Government Affairs
Deloitte and Touche

Formerly chairman of the House Government Reform Committee, Tom Davis retired from Congress in 2008 after working on several key IT and procurement measures, including the Federal Acquisition Reform Act and the Services Acquisition Reform Act. He was also chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee in 2000 and 2002.

Priscilla Guthrie
Former Intelligence Community CIO
Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Priscilla Guthrie is chairwoman of the Cyber Panel of the U.S. Strategic Command’s Strategic Advisory Group. Before that, she was CIO for the Intelligence Community under Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair. Guthrie rose to that position after serving as deputy assistant secretary of Defense and deputy CIO at the Defense Department.

David McClure
Associate Administrator for Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies
General Services Administration

David McClure is in the vanguard of the Obama administration's high-profile efforts to make the government more accessible to the public. He came to GSA from Gartner, where he served as managing vice president of the government research team. He also had an 18-year career at the Government Accountability Office, where he conducted wide-ranging reviews of major systems development.

Bruce McConnell
Senior Counselor for the National Protection and Programs Directorate
Homeland Security Department

Bruce McConnell advises DHS on strategy and policy to protect and increase the resilience of critical infrastructure, with particular attention to cybersecurity. From 2000 to 2008, he created, built and sold two boutique consulting firms, McConnell International and Government Futures. Before that venture, McConnell was chief of information policy and technology at the Office of Management and Budget.

Stan Z. Soloway
President and CEO
Professional Services Council

In the 1990s, Stan Soloway served concurrently as deputy undersecretary of Defense for acquisition reform and director of Secretary of Defense William Cohen’s Defense Reform Initiative. In 2001, he took the helm at the Professional Services Council, where he provides thought leadership on government acquisition, procurement, outsourcing and privatization issues.

Dave Wennergren
Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer
Defense Department

Dave Wennergren’s role is to champion DOD’s efforts to better synchronize, integrate, coordinate and improve business operations. Previously, he served as deputy assistant secretary of Defense for information management, integration and technology and deputy CIO. He has also been the Navy’s CIO and spent five years as vice chairman of the CIO Council.

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.


  • Anne Rung -- Commerce Department Photo

    Exit interview with Anne Rung

    The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.

  • Charles Phalen

    Administration appoints first head of NBIB

    The National Background Investigations Bureau announced the appointment of its first director as the agency prepares to take over processing government background checks.

  • Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.)

    Senator: Rigid hiring process pushes millennials from federal work

    Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.

  • FCW @ 30 GPS

    FCW @ 30

    Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

  • Shutterstock image.

    A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cards

    A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated.

  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

    DOD launches new tech hub in Austin

    The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.

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