2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Carlene Ileto

Name: Carlene Ileto
Title: Executive Director
Enterprise Business Management Office
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

Identify, solve, save. Ileto is responsible for the governance and management of DHS' $6.1 billion budget for IT investments. She developed a comprehensive approach to managing IT spending that involved consolidating data centers, using shared services and cloud offerings, streamlining mobile contracts, and addressing high-risk programs. Those efforts have helped DHS save a whopping $1.2 billion across all IT infrastructure commodities -- money that can be reinvested elsewhere. Colleagues describe her as a visionary -- but one who's grounded enough to free up the bucks.

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