Federal 100: Kshemendra Paul

Kshemendra Paul
Chief Architect
Office of Management and Budget

Paul led the government’s efforts to encourage agencies to participate in one of the Obama administration’s flagship initiatives, Data.gov, and he helped identify and resolve potential issues ahead of time.

Paul also contributed to several other high-priority projects that are crucial to improving government transparency. He helped create Recovery.gov to track agencies' spending under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and promoted ways to enhance information sharing through the National Information Exchange Model.

“Kshemendra Paul not only led the transformation of the federal government’s enterprise architecture program but he was also instrumental in the successful completion of several key initiatives of the first year of the [Obama] administration,” said Michael Howell, OMB’s deputy administrator of e-government and information technology.

Read more about the 2010 Federal 100 award winners.

About the Author

Matthew Weigelt is a freelance journalist who writes about acquisition and procurement.

Featured

  • Defense
    Ryan D. McCarthy being sworn in as Army Secretary Oct. 10, 2019. (Photo credit: Sgt. Dana Clarke/U.S. Army)

    Army wants to spend nearly $1B on cloud, data by 2025

    Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said lack of funding or a potential delay in the JEDI cloud bid "strikes to the heart of our concern."

  • Congress
    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

    Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

    As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.