2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Vijay Mehra

Vijay Mehra

Name: Vijay Mehra
Title: Standards Portfolio Lead, Office of the Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment
Agency: Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Setting the standard for information sharing. Mehra led a large, all-volunteer team to finalize the Unified Modeling Language Profile for the National Information Exchange Model, a key milestone in the quest for standards-based sharing and safeguarding of terrorism-related information. His outreach to defense, intelligence, law enforcement, homeland security and business experts ensured success in this vital national security area. He led the writing of a 200-page draft standard, motivating industry and government leaders through a sense of self-interest and benefit to the nation. The very first NIEM standard has paved the way for commercial products that will simplify the exchange of information.

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