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.”

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • IT Modernization
    shutterstock image By enzozo; photo ID: 319763930

    OMB provides key guidance for TMF proposals amid surge in submissions

    Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat details what makes for a winning Technology Modernization Fund proposal as agencies continue to submit major IT projects for potential funding.

  • gears and money (zaozaa19/Shutterstock.com)

    Worries from a Democrat about the Biden administration and federal procurement

    Steve Kelman is concerned that the push for more spending with small disadvantaged businesses will detract from the goal of getting the best deal for agencies and taxpayers.

Stay Connected