2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Dorothy Aronson

Dorothy Aronson

Name: Dorothy Aronson
Title: Director of the Division of Information Systems
Agency: National Science Foundation

A master of innovation. Aronson developed and implemented a comprehensive IT improvement plan for NSF and accomplished most of the work while serving in an acting capacity. The plan includes 16 major projects, such as moving services to the cloud and modernizing and upgrading critical systems. Aronson's "vision, innovation and creativity…enhanced NSF's ability to fund cutting-edge research and development projects," said Eugene Hubbard, director of NSF's Office of Information and Resource Management. "Most of all, it is her leadership that inspires her staff and her colleagues to often do the improbable in support of the NSF mission."

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