2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Marian Cherry

Marian Cherry

Name: Marian Cherry
Title: Project Leader for the Joint Information Environment
Agency: Department of Defense

IT transformation trail boss. Cherry is the point person for the most significant network transformation in DOD's history. She has been building coalitions between the military services and other DOD components to help consolidate thousands of networks into a more secure, dependable and efficient architecture that will afford access to authorized individuals from any device and location in the world. Her efforts encompass the standardization of computing designs and the consolidation of data centers by at least 75 percent, and they will change how DOD spends billions of dollars.

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