2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Philip Wenger

Philip Wenger

Name: Philip Wenger 
Title: Lead for MAX Planning and Security, Deputy Policy Lead for Budget Formulation and Execution
Agency: Office of Management and Budget

The architect behind the scenes. Wenger has been the driving force behind the success of MAX.gov, a suite of shared IT services. His work has enabled readily available, low-cost solutions for secure interagency collaboration, data collection and authentication. His efforts have boosted the efficiency of the federal IT community and advanced the adoption of federal programs for identity management and access. "Phil’s nomination falls into the ‘unsung heroes’ category of people who work in the background and yet make a profound difference through their depth of knowledge, insight and initiative," said Andrew Schoenbach, chief of OMB’s Budget Systems Branch.

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