2019 Fed 100

Federal 100: David M. Gokey

 

Name: David M. Gokey
Title: Chief Engineer, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
Agency: Department of the Navy

The architect. Gokey tirelessly continues to improve the Situational Awareness Geospatial Enterprise project he helped launch. SAGE benefits thousands of first responders, humanitarian groups, and state and local governments during disasters by ensuring that everyone on the ground has access to the same information in real time. SAGE is also the primary means to deliver unclassified geospatial data to warfighters and mission partners no matter where they are or what data they need. To ensure that SAGE meets its critical mission goals, Gokey approached the various infrastructure projects as a cohesive whole, looking for efficiencies and creating repeatable processes to speed time to value.

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