Exec Tech

2015 Rising Star Awards

Evan Chan

At JPL, Evan Chan helped lead the creation of paperless procurement and augmented-reality initiatives.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Andrew Yuen

Andrew Yuen completely revamped the EPA's website to make it easier for users to find the information they need.

Rising Star 2013

Christina Prat

Christina Prat's management helps Border Patrol agents get the data they need quickly and accurately to ensure the safety of everyone involved.


FAA drones task force recommends online registration system

As promised, a Federal Aviation Administration task force released recommendations that include requiring the operators of privately owned unmanned aerial vehicles to register with the government.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Mark Naggar

Mark Naggar's innovative approach to acquisition at the Department of Health and Human Services has touched off a reform effort that is spreading to other agencies.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Nicholas Keshavarz-Nia

Noblis' Nicholas Keshavarz-Nia led development and deployment of an automated continuous monitoring solution that he now uses to support FedRAMP.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Lindsay Burack

Lindsay Burack helped streamline the National Cancer Institute's Cancer.gov website, making it more user-friendly and adding support for social sharing.

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How to identify cyberattacks early and limit damage

A focus on real-time analytics is necessary to gain a long-term information advantage over attackers.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Young leaders to watch -- in 2016 and beyond

Here are 14 young women and men -- in agencies and the private sector alike -- who are overachieving in their current roles and distinguishing themselves as the likely leaders of tomorrow.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Katherine Mullins

Katherine Mullins has been instrumental in enabling all levels of government to communicate securely via the Homeland Security Information Network.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Michael H. Brody

Michael Brody has a unique ability to reconcile mission needs with privacy protections, which requires close collaboration with DHS' many independent-minded components.

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Groups want OMB to reconsider info policy revisions

A collection of public interest groups wants to preserve sections on the importance of public information in the key A-130 information policy document.