2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Rear Adm. David G. Simpson

Rear Adm. David G. Simpson

Name: Rear Adm. David G. Simpson, USN
Title: Vice Director
Agency: Defense Information Systems Agency

Bringing business savvy to DOD IT. Bringing business savvy to DOD IT. The one-time communications and information systems director for U.S. Forces-Iraq in Baghdad is bringing his strategic and operational experience home. As a champion for DOD's Joint Information Environment, Simpson helped build the architecture that supports enterprise email and other departmentwide services and has been an advocate for enterprise licensing agreements, financial transparency and standardization. "Dave exemplifies that rare combination of both strong technical skills and business savvy, and his efforts are making a big difference as the department continues to foster innovation during tough financial times," said Dave Wennergren, DOD’s assistant deputy chief management officer.

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