2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Christopher W. Hamilton

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Name: Christopher W. Hamilton
Title: Director
Technical Integration Office
Customs and Border Protection
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

Fostering a framework. Hamilton stepped above and beyond his job description to serve as DHS' co-lead for mobility and help build CBP's Mobile Application Framework, which establishes the guidelines for teams to efficiently design, develop and deploy mobile-friendly apps. He acquired the necessary approvals, facilitated collaboration across multiple programs and briefed all levels, including the CBP commissioner. His efforts paved the way for technical teams to deliver public-facing and internal mobile apps. Colleagues say he has a rare ability to operate at the strategic level while shepherding technical teams through the process requirements inherent to a complex, security-conscious organization like DHS.

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