2019 Fed 100

Federal 100: Darren Ash

Name: Darren Ash
Title: Associate CIO
Agency: Department of Agriculture

Modernization leader. Ash is skilled at developing IT solutions that improve relationships between agencies and the constituents they serve. He is leading USDA’s efforts to modernize its IT operations through the development and work of five Centers of Excellence. Ash, working with the General Services Administration, was instrumental in the creation of the centers in 2018, and he oversees the cloud and data centers within USDA. He also played a key role in the development of Farmers.gov, a one-stop shop for farmers to access the vast array of information and services USDA offers.

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