Federal 100: Linda A. Mills

Linda A. Mills
Corporate Vice President and President
Information Systems Sector
Northrop Grumman

The work: Championing efforts to encourage young people to enter the fields of cybersecurity, science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The impact: Mills led an effort to increase the number of young people participating in the CyberPatriot competition, which Northrop Grumman sponsors. In 2011, 600 teams representing 48 states took part, triple the number in 2010.

The nuts and bolts: Mills also steered Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems sector through a challenging market environment, leading to a number of significant contracts in defense, homeland security, and state and local government.

Read more about the 2012 Federal 100 award winners.

About the Author

John Monroe is Senior Events Editor for the 1105 Public Sector Media Group, where he is responsible for overseeing the development of content for print and online content, as well as events. John has more than 20 years of experience covering the information technology field. Most recently he served as Editor-in-Chief of Federal Computer Week. Previously, he served as editor of three sister publications: civic.com, which covered the state and local government IT market, Government Health IT, and Defense Systems.

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