2017 Fed 100

Federal 100: David Zvenyach

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Name: David Zvenyach
Title: Acting Executive Director, 18F
Agency/Company: General Services Administration

Empowering federal IT. Zvenyach has helped institutionalize 18F’s innovation efforts and transform it from a digital services experiment to a mature organization with proven results. In 2016, he defined GSA’s acquisition strategy for 18F by introducing creative approaches to micro-purchasing and by moving the focus from contract award to agile contract execution. He also positioned 18F as a bipartisan resource to help ensure continuity during the presidential transition. However, Zvenyach said the narrative that 18F “rescues” agencies misses the mark. “When we’re at our best, we empower agencies to take advantage of the best tools we have,” he said.

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