2016 Fed 100

Federal 100: Chad F. Sheridan

Name: Chad F. Sheridan
Title: Chief Information Officer
Risk Management Agency
Agency: Agriculture Department

Making connections. Sheridan has been modernizing IT at USDA's Risk Management Agency since he took over as CIO in 2011, but in 2015 things kicked into high gear. His DevOps approach helped land the agency's first production platform-as-a-service business application, a key support in USDA's efforts to take advantage of cloud technology and streamline systems between its component agencies. Sheridan also found time to connect with people outside RMA, headlining events and co-chairing USDA's CIO Council. "If you could personify excellence in federal IT, it would be Chad Sheridan," RMA Associate Administrator Michael Alston said.

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