2019 Fed 100

Federal 100: Nancy Potok

 

Name: Nancy Potok
Title: Chief Statistician of the United States and Chief, Statistical and Science Policy Branch
Agency: Office of Management and Budget

Driving data strategy. Potok has been instrumental in creating a data-driven government. She brought together diverse communities to improve federal statistics, emphasizing new techniques that combine data from multiple sources. She has pushed the use of data as a strategic asset in her role as co-lead on the Federal Data Strategy, shaped how agencies gather and use data under the Evidence-Based Policymaking Act and been involved in the implementation of the Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act, which promotes data sharing while protecting confidentiality. She has also helped keep planning for the 2020 census on track amid significant policy and program issues.

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.

Featured

  • Defense
    Ryan D. McCarthy being sworn in as Army Secretary Oct. 10, 2019. (Photo credit: Sgt. Dana Clarke/U.S. Army)

    Army wants to spend nearly $1B on cloud, data by 2025

    Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said lack of funding or a potential delay in the JEDI cloud bid "strikes to the heart of our concern."

  • Congress
    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

    Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

    As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.