2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Robert Barnes

Robert Barnes

Name: Robert Barnes
Title: Public Sector Practice Director
Company: Coalfire Systems

Cloud campaigner. Barnes is a dedicated proponent of helping agencies comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. He provides free training in cloud technology and was instrumental in Coalfire's development of a platform called FedRAMPcentral, which helps agencies learn about and adopt secure cloud computing solutions. Three months after the platform was deployed, it was supporting more than 30 agencies and 100 commercial providers. His training efforts and work on FedRAMPcentral helped save the government $10 million to $20 million in 2014.

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