2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Jonathan Alboum

Name: Jonathan Alboum
Title: CIO
Agency/Company: Department of Agriculture

Community consolidator. Alboum is spearheading a major modernization push at USDA that involves consolidating the agency’s IT networks from 17 to just three or four, which will lead to a massive increase in efficiency and security. He is also pushing to shift the focus from individual components to the needs of the entire USDA IT community. Through his leadership of the USDA IT Fellows Program — composed of 25 employees from across the agency who collaborate to solve IT challenges — he further strengthened the connections among members of the IT community. The program was adopted as a model by the Partnership for Public Service.

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