2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Darrell Issa

Darrell Issa

Name: Darrell Issa
Title: Chairman, Oversight and Government Reform Committee
Agency: U.S. House of Representatives

A tech-minded taskmaster. Congressional oversight hearings are rarely a pleasure for those in the witness seat, and Issa is not above using "the bureaucracy" as a political target. But when it comes to federal IT and management issues, the Republican lawmaker from California has a constructive vision to go with his critiques, and uses his committee hearings to hold agency leaders accountable. Issa is a vocal advocate of transparency and open government, and has pushed to give CIOs the authority to go with that accountability. In a hyper-partisan House, he has also worked to keep federal IT a non-partisan issue.

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • Government Innovation Awards
    Government Innovation Awards - https://governmentinnovationawards.com

    Congratulations to the 2021 Rising Stars

    These early-career leaders already are having an outsized impact on government IT.

  • Acquisition
    Shutterstock ID 169474442 By Maxx-Studio

    The growing importance of GWACs

    One of the government's most popular methods for buying emerging technologies and critical IT services faces significant challenges in an ever-changing marketplace

Stay Connected