2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Mark Fox

Name: Mark Fox
Title: Senior Manager for Global Defense Programs
Agency/Company: Amazon Web Services

Making the military comfortable with cloud. Fox was one of the founding members of AWS’ defense business, which by the end of 2016 had grown 279 percent in just two years. He was particularly involved with the Navy’s embrace of cloud technology, and he helped the service craft “cloud-first” policies and establish a Navy-specific Cloud Access Point. Fox has also looked overseas for innovation and helped establish a pilot program to enable the U.S. Defense Department and the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence to capitalize on cutting-edge simulation capabilities in the cloud.

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