2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Mark E. Kosnik

 

Name: Mark E. Kosnik
Title: Deputy Commander, Naval Information Forces
Agency/Company: Department of the Navy

Bandwidth champion. Kosnik was instrumental in guiding the maturation of Naval Information Forces in its second full year. His drive, vision and energy were essential to Navifor’s mission to deliver information warfare and cyber readiness. Despite constrained resources, he led several critical efforts that supported the Navy’s IT-related efforts in 2016, including the service’s transition to the Joint Information Environment, acceleration of improved bandwidth delivery to ships and submarines pier-side, development of better curriculum to provide cybersecurity and information assurance training to sailors and civilians, and implementation of cybersecurity workforce standards across the Navy.

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