2014 Fed 100

Federal 100: Rear Adm. Robert E. Day Jr.

Name: Rear Adm. Robert E. Day Jr.
Title: Assistant Commandant for C4IT and Commander
Agency: Coast Guard Cyber Command, U.S. Coast Guard

Two for one. Day is a multitasker's multitasker, even by Washington standards. He leads two major programs, either of which would be a handful. He established the Coast Guard Cyber Command and oversaw the service's move to the Department of Homeland Security's St. Elizabeths campus. For the move, he had to make sure command, control, communications, computers and IT capabilities for 1,400 employees remained in ship shape. As leader of the Coast Guard Cyber Command, he supported ground-up development of critical infrastructure operations.

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Rising Stars

Meet 21 early-career leaders who are doing great things in federal IT.

Featured

  • SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

    SEC owns up to 2016 breach

    A key database of financial information was breached in 2016, possibly in support of insider trading, said the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Image from Shutterstock.com

    DOD looks to get aggressive about cloud adoption

    Defense leaders and Congress are looking to encourage more aggressive cloud policies and prod reluctant agencies to embrace experimentation and risk-taking.

  • Shutterstock / Pictofigo

    The next big thing in IT procurement

    Steve Kelman talks to the agencies that have embraced tech demos in their acquisition efforts -- and urges others in government to give it a try.

  • broken lock

    DHS bans Kaspersky from federal systems

    The Department of Homeland Security banned the Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab’s products from federal agencies in a new binding operational directive.

  • man planning layoffs

    USDA looks to cut CIOs as part of reorg

    The Department of Agriculture is looking to cut down on the number of agency CIOs in the name of efficiency and better communication across mission areas.

  • What's next for agency cyber efforts?

    Ninety days after the Trump administration's executive order, FCW sat down with agency cyber leaders to discuss what’s changing.

Reader comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

More from 1105 Public Sector Media Group