2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Rep. Will Hurd

 

Name: Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas)
Title: Congressman
Agency: House of Representatives

The IT facilitator. In just a few short years in Congress, Hurd has earned a reputation as a bipartisan collaborator and a leader on federal technology policy. His efforts to push through the Modernizing Government Technology Act have set the stage for IT modernization for years to come. He said the inclusive approach he and his staff took to working with all the stakeholders in government, industry and Congress proved critical to the bill’s passage. “There were folks who had concerns or thought we should zig versus zag,” Hurd said, “but we worked all that out before we dropped text.”

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