2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Lisa Schlosser

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Name: Lisa Schlosser
Title: Former Acting CIO
Agency/Company: Office of Personnel Management

Into the breach. Schlosser, who retired in November 2016 after three decades in government, was the glue for OMB’s ambitious IT agenda — work that earned her a Federal 100 award last year. For most of 2016, however, she stepped away from that central post to tackle a job with far more risk than reward: acting CIO at OPM. In the wake of a devastating data breach, the agency needed an IT rescue mission. Schlosser stabilized the situation, mapped out reforms and helped recruit a permanent successor to put OPM back on track.

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