2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Alfred Rivera

Name: Alfred Rivera
Title: Director, Development and Business Center
Agency: Defense Information Systems Agency

Remaking DOD IT. Rivera has brought creative problem-solving, strategic insight and management expertise to DISA's Development and Business Center and the 1,200 military service members and civilians under his direction. In 2017, he led the design, development and implementation of milCloud 2.0, DISA's first on-premises and fully commercial cloud service. He also championed modernization efforts for the Defense Department through the testing and implementation of zero-day network defenses, break-and-inspect analysis, endpoint security solutions and data analytics. In addition, he reduced the number of legacy security stacks without compromising DOD's information networks.

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