2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Robert C. King

 

Name: Robert C. King
Title: Director, Systems and Information Integration, Management Directorate
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

DHS’ data equalizer. Thanks to King’s leadership, DHS is making marked improvement on achieving data-driven decision-making, integrated analysis and advanced data visualization. His efforts are giving decision-makers line-of-site visibility across the historically siloed areas of finance, procurement, human capital, asset management and investment data. By bundling all those capabilities, he is redefining how DHS uses information to respond to national events, and he has put DHS on a new path to positioning information as a strategic asset. King’s colleagues say those enterprise-level, integration-focused accomplishments are nothing short of revolutionary at a department plagued with the ongoing challenge of unifying 22 disparate agencies.

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