2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Alvin Salehi

Name: Alvin Salehi
Title: Senior Technology Advisor, White House
Agency: Office of Management and Budget

Open source all-star. When Code.gov launched in November 2016, the repository started with 45 projects. Now, thanks to the commitment of folks like Salehi, the site hosts more than 3,000. Throughout 2017, he and his team demonstrated the value of the platform, which promotes code sharing and collaboration to help the government reduce duplicative software development and save millions of taxpayer dollars. Salehi's efforts also involved helping agencies implement open-source software policies while making more efficient use of feds' brainpower. "This platform is for everyone -- both technical and non-technical -- who wants to make our nation's technology systems better," he said.

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