2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Maj. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper

Maj. Gen.  Jennifer L. Napper

Name: Maj. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper, U.S. Army
Title: Director of Plans and Policy
Agency: U.S. Cyber Command

Cyber champion. In a time of declining budgets and pervasive fiscal uncertainty, cyber remains a tiny island of investment. At least some of the credit goes to Napper, who colleagues say has been instrumental in keeping cyber afloat as a top priority by pressing for continued development in capabilities, workforce and policy. “Her leadership, expertise, pragmatism and ability to communicate contribute directly to the continued national dialogue essential to the early days of understanding and appropriately applying cyber capability,” said Dawn Meyerriecks, deputy director for acquisition, technology and facilities in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

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