2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: David B. Bennett

Name: David B. Bennett
Title: Director of Operations and CIO
Agency: Defense Information Systems Agency

Straightforward strategist. Bennett directed the launch of several concurrent, innovative IT initiatives in 2017, including leading DISA’s implementation of software-defined networking with the objective of dramatically expanding its use across the enterprise. The benefits include task automation, enhanced resilience and lower costs. He also led the reorganization of DISA’s computing environment into a single ecosystem as a necessary first step toward consolidating operations into a single, end-to-end enterprise while overseeing an initiative that enhances the resiliency of the IT enterprise by using two continually replicated, always-on computing infrastructures to protect against operational disruption.

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