2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Laura Knight

Laura Knight

Name: Laura Knight
Title: Sea Warrior Program Manager
Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems
Agency: Department of the Navy

Acquisition ace. Knight has been a catalyst for change in the Navy's primary IT acquisition program for nontactical operations. In 2014, she sought to modernize the Sea Warrior Program, which strives to rapidly identify and implement affordable IT solutions to Navy business and readiness problems, by streamlining procurement and management. Along the way, she transformed the Navy's model for business IT acquisition and implementation. Her innovative approach has been widely adopted and lauded for its efficiency and high return on investment.

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