2019 Fed 100

Federal 100: Damon Bragg

Name: Damon Bragg
Title: HSIN Service Operations Manager, Homeland Security Information Network
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

The reluctant superhero. Bragg led the migration of the 100,000 member-strong Homeland Security Information Network to the cloud. The network allows federal, state and local governments and private-sector organizations to share sensitive but unclassified information. Even a brief outage or disruption could have serious consequences. Thanks to Bragg’s planning and leadership, the migration was seamless. Donna Roy, executive director of the Information Sharing and Services Office at DHS, said users didn’t “even notice that the website changed…except that it was faster.”

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