2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Ammie N. Farraj Feijoo

Ammie N. Farraj Feijoo

Name: Ammie N. Farraj Feijoo
Title: USASearch Program Manager
Agency: General Services Administration

The shared-search evangelist. Farraj Feijoo leads the team that developed USASearch, a commercial-grade search engine that is optimized to achieve extremely fast, relevant results for government websites. Under her leadership, the number of sites using USASearch grew from 400 to more than 1,000 and the number of searches expanded from 4.5 million to nearly 12 million per month. She targeted high-profile agencies and heavily visited websites as new customers that would benefit from this free solution, which is optimized for each agency’s environment. She also uses her expertise with innovative technologies to help others find solutions to big-data problems.

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