2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Alan P. Balutis

Name: Alan P. Balutis
Title: Senior Director and Distinguished Fellow, U.S. Public Sector
Agency/Company: Cisco Systems

The consummate coach. When fellow Federal 100 winners consider you a mentor, that’s a pretty good sign you’re having a positive impact on federal IT. Balutis has always invested in the next generation of leaders, but in 2016, his influence was felt on multiple major IT issues as well. He was a key liaison between the Obama administration and Congress on implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, and he was a linchpin for the IT community’s transition planning. As a fellow former CIO said, “Few people had as broad and sweeping an impact...in 2016 as Alan Balutis.”

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