2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Chris Kearns

Christopher Kearns

Name: Chris Kearns
Title: Program Director of Global Information Grid Services Management-Operations
Information Systems and Global Solutions
Company: Lockheed Martin

Network security specialist. As the leader of a team that maintains the Defense Information Systems Network, Kearns is responsible for one of the government's most critical cyber systems. In 2014, he and his team merged DISN's global operations centers and implemented an advanced configuration system that improved the network's efficacy and reduced annual spending by $5 million. Moreover, his efforts facilitated development of the first Joint Regional Security Stack in support of the Defense Department's Joint Information Environment.

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