2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Chloe Kontos

 

Name: Chloe Kontos
Title: Performance Analyst
Agency/Company: Office of Management and Budget

Buying IT as one government. Kontos led OMB’s efforts to reconsider collaboration tools governmentwide. Recognizing that it would be constraining to separate cloud-based email from telepresence, instant messaging and videoconferencing tools, she recruited other agencies that were willing to consider buying the cloud collaboration capabilities together so they could upgrade systems, reduce fragmentation, enhance security and save money. Her work was incorporated into the Cybersecurity National Action Plan under email rationalization and modernization. She is also applying her thorough, measured approach to creating OMB’s agile development guidance.

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