2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Maureen Cedro

Name: Maureen Cedro
Title: Manager
Communications, Information and Network Programs
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration

The flight planner. The clock is ticking on the FAA's time-division multiplexing transmission system, and the communications services that keep the National Airspace System running can't power down for testing and upgrades. Cedro spearheaded strategic planning for the TDM-to-IP migration, which will affect the 22,000 telecom services that help ensure the safety of 750 million air passengers annually. She worked closely with the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Office of Management and Budget and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to minimize the impacts. The results were so encouraging that NTIA asked her to conduct a governmentwide webinar on FAA's approach.

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