Federal 100: Cmdr. Randy C. Darrow

Cmdr. Randy C. Darrow
Director of Enterprise Services
U.S. Navy

The work: Leading two teams seeking to achieve IT efficiencies in data center consolidation and the Navy Marine Corps Portal.

The impact: Under Darrow’s leadership, 13 data centers have already been closed, for a projected savings of $1.4 billion from fiscal 2013 to 2017.

The nuts and bolts: Darrow oversaw the implementation of the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative across the Navy Department — an effort of unprecedented magnitude and complexity. He is also helping to redefine the Navy’s Web portal requirements and identify duplicative efforts, excess capacity and cost-saving opportunities.

Read more about the 2012 Federal 100 award winners.

About the Author

Camille Tuutti is a former FCW staff writer who covered federal oversight and the workforce.

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