2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: David Tillotson III

David Tillotson III

Name: David Tillotson III
Title: Acting Deputy Chief Management Officer
Agency: Defense Department

Mr. Efficiency. The Pentagon's DCMO job is a tough and often thankless one, and could be doubly so in an acting capacity. Tillotson, however, leaned into the role and quickly emerged as acting CIO Terry Halvorsen's right-hand man for the accounting work behind DOD's adoption of commercial cloud technology. Tillotson's take is that IT is "an embedded part of the problem, the solution or both," and the progress he has made in measuring and optimizing DOD business processes frees up money for readiness and modernization.

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • Veterans Affairs
    Blue Signage and logo of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    VA health record go-live pushed back to July

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is delaying a planned initial deployment of its $16 billion electronic health record project by four months, but is promising added functionality at the go-live date.

  • Workforce
    The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    Esper says he didn't seek the authority to gut DOD unions

    Defense Secretary Mark Esper told lawmakers he was waiting for a staff analysis of a recent presidential memo before deciding whether to leverage new authority.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.