2014 Fed 100

Federal 100: Randy Cieslak

Name: Randy Cieslak
Title: CIO, U.S. Pacific Command
Agency: Department of Defense

Modernizing and transforming IT. Cieslak's work affects 300,000 troops in the Pacific theater, whether he is developing a strategy for a shared network infrastructure, solutions for classified information sharing or a streamlined process for security certification and accreditation. His efforts also include an operational evaluation of the Defense Information Systems Agency's Common Mission Network Transport, which provides secure coalition communications in the field. "The achievements made under Cieslak's leadership are not only improving IT service in the Pacific theater, but throughout the defense community," said Navy CIO Terry Halvorsen. "PACOM is showing the way to modernization and transformation of IT infrastructure and significantly enhanced information security."

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