2014 Fed 100

Federal 100: Maj. Gen. George J. Franz III

Name: Maj. Gen. George J. Franz III
Title: Commander, Cyber National Mission Force
Agency: U.S. Cyber Command

Spearheading cyber. Franz is responsible for the development, structure, training and operations of the nation's emerging cyber mission forces, but he goes beyond those requirements in coordinating the cyber build-up across the military services. He produced the first cyber forces concept of operations and successfully lobbied to prioritize cyber spending. Hailed as the command's foremost expert and problem-solver in the development of U.S. cyber forces, Franz is credited with leading an emerging national cyber force that hit the ground running and continues to grow.

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