2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: David A. Powner

David A. Powner

Name: David A. Powner
Title: Director of IT Management Issues
Agency: Government Accountability Office

GAO’s IT watchdog. As the face of GAO for all major IT audits by the federal government, Powner has become a respected figure on Capitol Hill where he often testifies before Congress. His independent, objective reviews of federal IT management are viewed by many as some of the most constructive and candid advice CIOs can receive. In 2012, his teams brought an experienced, thoughtful and respected view to GAO’s IT audits and provided critical transparency and accountability in areas such as cloud computing, data center consolidation, the role of agency CIOs, IT governance, and investment and project management.

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