The 2019 Federal 100

This year's Fed 100 winners show just how much committed and talented individuals can accomplish in federal IT. Read their profiles to learn more!

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The power of the individual informs FCW's coverage each and every day, but with the Federal 100, we take time to really spotlight and celebrate it. The women and men listed here are proof positive of what one person can make possible in federal IT; click on any name below to learn more about that winner's accomplishments.

Note: Winners’ affiliations in this list reflect where the accomplishments being recognized took place. Several individuals have since changed jobs; those moves are noted in their individual profiles.

Find Winners by selecting the first letter of their last name or view the complete list.

All Winners
Rafaa Abdalla Deputy Chief, Transformation Delivery Division, Office of Information Technology, Citizenship and Immigration Services
Department of Homeland Security
Kenneth B. Allen Executive Director
American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC)
Peter A. Altabef Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Unisys
Gil Alterovitz Presidential Innovation Fellow
Department of Veterans Affairs
Tyler Andrews Senior Analyst, Criminal Investigations, Technology, Operations and Investigative Services
Internal Revenue Service
Jose Arrieta Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Division of Acquisition, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources
Department of Health and Human Services
Darren Ash Assistant CIO
USDA
Nate Ashton Director of Accelerator Programs
Dcode
Alan Bloodgood Senior Vice President, Energy and Infrastructure
Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
Matthew Blum Associate Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy
OMB
Damon Bragg HSIN Service Operations Manager, Homeland Security Information Network, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Department of Homeland Security
Caryl N. Brzymialkiewicz Chief Data Officer, Office of Inspector General
Department of Health and Human Services
Ian Buck Vice President of Accelerated Computing
NVIDIA
Joseph R. Castle Director, Code.gov
General Services Administration
Lily Lidong Chen Manager, Cryptographic Technology Group, IT Laboratory
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Suzi M. Connor CIO, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Department of Health and Human Services
James Cook Vice President, Strategic Engagement and Partnership
MITRE Corporation
Joseph Cubba Vice President, Defense and Intelligence
IBM GBS Public Sector
S. Martin "Marty" Cummings CEO
Integrated Support Systems, Inc.
Stacy A. Cummings Program Executive Officer, Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management Systems
Department of Defense
Matt Cutts Administrator, U.S. Digital Service
Office of Management and Budget
Amir Dastouri Identity Services Branch Manager
Department of Homeland Security
Dana Deasy CIO
Department of Defense
John J. DeSimone Vice President, Cybersecurity and Special Missions
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services
Gary Durst Director of Logistics, Air Force Business Systems and Enterprise Services Directorate
U.S. Air Force
Marci Eaton Lead Program Manager, Current Operations, Integrated Award Environment PMO, Federal Acquisition Service
General Services Administration
Max Everett CIO
Department of Energy
Christine Finnelle Deputy Assistant Director, IT Operations
U.S. Marshals Service
Maj. Gen. Cedric D. George Director of Logistics, DCS/Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection (AF/A4L)
U.S. Air Force
Chris Given Digital Services Expert
U.S. Digital Service at Veterans Affairs
Alexandra Givens Executive Director, Institute for Technology Law and Policy
Georgetown Law
David M. Gokey Chief Engineer, Navy–Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
Department of the Navy
Margie Graves Deputy Federal CIO
Office of Management and Budget
Sanjay Gupta CTO
Small Business Administration
Polly A. Hall Strategy Lead, Procurement Innovation Lab
Department of Homeland Security
Malcolm L. Harden Vice President
CGI
Nick Hart Director, Evidence Project
Bipartisan Policy Center
Dorothy (Dee Dee) Helfenstein Senior Vice President
Booz Allen Hamilton
Hudson Hollister Founder and Member of the Board of Directors
Data Coalition
Bill Hunt Mission Operations Lead
Office of Management and Budget
Brent Ingraham Unmanned Systems Technical Director for the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Platform and Weapons Portfolio Management
Department of Defense
Richard "Rick" Jack Distinguished C4ISR Software Engineer (SSTM), SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific
Department of the Navy
Daisy O. James Project Manager, Passenger Systems Program Directorate, Office of Information and Technology, Enterprise Services, Customs and Border Protection
Department of Homeland Security
Charles Kamhoua Electronics Engineer
Army Research Laboratory
Ted Kaouk Chief Data Officer
Department of Agriculture
Rep. Robin Kelly U.S. Congresswoman
U.S. House of Representatives
Rep. Ro Khanna U.S. Congressman
U.S. House of Representatives
Niki Lane CDM Program Office Acquisition Lead
Department of Homeland Security
Jeff Lau Regional Commissioner, Northeast and Caribbean, Federal Acquisition Service
General Services Administration
John L. Lockwood IT Program Manager, Defense Logistics Agency
Department of Defense
William Mallison Republican Staff Director, Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
U.S. House of Representatives
Jeanette Manfra Assistant Director for Cybersecurity
Department of Homeland Security
Jim Manzelmann Assistant Deputy Director
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Bill Marion Deputy CIO
U.S. Air Force
Lynn Martin Vice President, Government, Education and Healthcare
VMWare
Rajive Mathur CIO
Social Security Administration
Bobby McCane Chief Component Procurement Officer
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Department of Homeland Security
Juvy McCarthy President of the Technology Solutions and Products Group
Akima
Raymond McCollum Supervisory Contract Specialist, Office of Information Technology Category, Federal Acquisition Service
General Services Administration
Lynn M. Moaney Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Department of Agriculture
Frederick D. Moorefield, Jr. Acting Principal Director to the Deputy CIO for C4IIC
Department of Defense
Heather Morgan Senior Project Manager
REI Systems
Sam Mulopulos Legislative Assistant
Office of Sen. Rob Portman
Emily W. Murphy Administrator
General Services Administration
Gen. John Murray Commander, Army Futures Command
U.S. Army
Ram Murthy CIO
Railroad Retirement Board
David T. Nguyen Founder and CEO
United Solutions
Kevin M. Phillips President and CEO
ManTech
Nancy Potok Chief Statistician of the United States and Chief, Statistical and Science Policy Branch
Office of Management and Budget
James J. Quinn Senior Advisor (Cyber), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Department of Homeland Security
Randy Rodriguez Managing Director and Group Lead for the Accenture Federal Digital Studio
Accenture Federal Services
Thomas D. Romeo General Manager
MAXIMUS Federal
Ron Ross Computer Scientist, Fellow
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Lori Ruderman Senior Advisor and BUYSMARTER Initiative Lead
Department of Health and Human Services
James Russo Telecommunications Manager, EIS Solutions Development, Office of Information Technology Category, Federal Acquisition Service
General Services Administration
Col. Bobby Saxon CTO, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service
Department of Health and Human Services
Jonathan W. Scholl President
Leidos
Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner Commander, 24th Air Force
U.S. Air Force
Cherie A. Smith Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS)
Department of the Army
Kevin Smith CIO
U.S. Census Bureau
Lt. Col. Marc Snoddy Commander of 33rd Network Warfare Squadron
U.S. Air Force
Kevin W. Tate Enterprise Collaboration and Productivity Services Lead, Office of the CIO
Department of Defense
Paul Tatum Senior Vice President of Solution Engineering
Salesforce
Mark Testoni CEO
SAP National Security Services (SAP NS2)
Randel Torfin Head, Engineering Maintenance Management Branch, Navy Military Sealift Command
Department of the Navy
Chris Townsend Vice President, Federal
Symantec
Clara Tsao Presidential Innovation Fellow
Department of Homeland Security
Maj. Zach V. Walker Texas Lead and Cyber Security Project Manager, Defense Innovation Unit
Department of Defense
Delores Washburn Chief Engineer, Director Tactical Systems Engineering and Integration, SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific
Department of the Navy
Margaret Weichert Deputy Director of Management, Office of Management and Budget
Acting Director, Office of Personnel Management
Bill Wiatrowski Acting Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Department of Labor
Jim Wiggins Executive Director
Federal IT Security Institute
Rebecca Williams Digital Services Expert
Office of Management and Budget
Stephen D. Winchell Presidential Innovation Fellow
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity
Jonathan Wingo Director, Homeland Region
Dell EMC Federal
Karen Wrege CIO, Director of Defense Trade Controls
Department of State
Renee Wynn CIO
NASA
Amit Yoran Chairman and CEO
Tenable
Drew Zachary Director and Co-Founder, The Opportunity Project, Co-director, Census Open Innovation Labs, Census Bureau
Department of Commerce
John Zangardi CIO
Department of Homeland Security
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