2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Rear Adm. Nancy Norton

Nancy Norton

Name: Rear Adm. Nancy Norton
Title: Director of Command, Control, Communications and Cyber
U.S. Pacific Command
Agency: U.S. Navy

IT in the Pacific. When Norton assumed her current post at Pacific Command, she said her boss, Adm. Samuel Locklear, "made it very clear that part of his expectation for me was to operationalize cyber." And that's just what she has done, in part through a Joint Capability Technology Demonstration that is becoming the foundation for how combatant commands participate in Defense Department-wide IT initiatives. Cyberspace is a key component of everything the Pacific Command does, and Norton is making sure it operates securely and effectively.

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