2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Dan Chenok

Name: Dan Chenok
Title: Executive Director
Company: IBM Center for the Business of Government

The human router. If a federal IT discussion was worth having in 2015, odds are that Chenok was involved -- and working hard to make sure the right people were connecting. As he wrapped up a term as chairman of the Industry Advisory Council, he helped drive industry/government collaboration on cybersecurity, the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act and a wide range of other acquisition issues. He laid critical early groundwork for the upcoming presidential transition to ensure that efforts from good-government groups would be complementary and in general provided the glue wherever needed. As one judge put it, "Dan's just everywhere."

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