Federal 100: Alan P. Balutis

Alan P. Balutis
Director, Global Public Sector Practice
Internet Business Solutions Group

Cisco Systems Inc.

The work: Providing invaluable input on the Obama administration’s 25-point plan to reform federal IT management.

The impact: The plan, now in full swing, reflects management expertise that Balutis has honed in government, where he was one of the first CIOs, and in industry.

The nuts and bolts: Balutis continued that work through pro bono engagements at the departments of Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs. As a member of a consulting group at Cisco, he helps connect federal officials with innovative industry executives. Balutis also found time to co-edit a book, "Transforming American Governance: Rebooting the Public Square."

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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