Who & Where


Rising Star: Kevin E. Brisley

Manpower Analyst / Senior Human Resources Manager, Command, Control, Communications and Cyber Systems Directorate, U.S. Transportation Command

Rising Star: Blake M. Scates

Digital Program Manager, Department of Veterans Affairs

Rising Star: Robert G. Sheldon

Head of Technology Strategy, Public Sector, CrowdStrike

Rising Star: Brecken W. Auchterlonie

Business Development Manager, SAIC

Rising Star: Taylor K. Chott

Data Scientist, CACI

Rising Star: Kaitlin I. Bulavinetz

Managing Director, Washington Cyber Roundtable

Rising Star: Jonathan Riksen

Associate Partner & Client Leader, IBM

Rising Star: David Catanoso

Director, Enterprise Cloud Solutions Office, Department of Veteran Affairs

Rising Star: Ellen Nadeau

Deputy Manager, Privacy Framework, National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Get to know the 2019 Rising Stars

FCW profiles 21 early-career phenoms who are driving change in government IT.

Rising Star: Travis Sorensen

CEO, Oddball, Inc.

Rising Star: Ryan V. Hendricks

USA Performance Product Development Supervisor, Office of Personnel Management

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