2020 Fed 100

Federal 100: Tom Brandt


Name: Tom Brandt
Title: Chief Risk Officer
Organization: IRS

The risk (management) taker. Brandt led the Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management for much of 2019 — a role from which he pushed the community to explore the use of artificial intelligence tools such as machine learning and robotic process automation. His leadership has encouraged agencies to begin experimenting with a host of 21st-century technologies. "His main role…was to really move the risk management community and government forward in terms of its understanding of and use of and adoption of emerging technologies to advance the state of the art in enterprise risk management," said Dan Chenok, executive director of the IBM Center for the Business of Government.

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