2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Ltg Alan Lynn

Name: Lt. Gen. Alan R. Lynn
Titles: Director, Defense Information Systems Agency, and
Commander, Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Networks
Agency/Company: Department of Defense

A culture warrior for cyber. Lynn continues to expand the range of cloud-based services at DOD to improve mission response times while simultaneously cutting costs. He led the establishment of the Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Networks with no additional funding by restructuring DISA and taking advantage of commercial solutions. Lynn is also leading DISA’s efforts to create a secure IT system for the new National Background Investigations Bureau. He has been a driving force in transforming the cybersecurity culture at DISA and across DOD.

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