2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: Tony Scott

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Name: Tony Scott
Title: Former Federal CIO
Agency/Company: Office of Management and Budget

A pilot for federal IT. Scott spent just less than two years as U.S. CIO and said repeatedly that his job was to “land the planes.” Although one key initiative — a revolving fund for IT modernization — is still circling, he earned praise from industry, Congress and agencies for the business rigor and results he brought to a broad range of IT management issues. From cybersecurity and portfolio management to pushing the adoption of cloud technology and shared services, Scott ensured that his successor would start with a clear runway.

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